July 17, 2001
Luka is one of six children in his family. He has two brothers and three sisters. He lives with his parents and siblings in a two-room mud hut with earthen floors and a metal roof, in Maua, Kenya. Luka is in his second year at Maua Youth Polytechnic School and his best subject is Engineering. He enjoys travelling and playing football with his friends. At home, he is responsible for collecting and carrying water for his family. Luka would like to become a carpenter someday. At the Meru Sponsor Site, the Good Shepherd Sisters ensure that children receive a quality education and basic health care. They also provide a meal through a school nutrition program supported by Chalice's eRoots Agricultural Program.