Twahire Joyce

is a 10-year-old girl who hopes to be a teacher

Joyce is a paternal orphan who lives with her mother who is HIV positive. They live in a rented house, but because she is bedridden, her mother is unable to provide even the most basic needs for Joyce. At times they cannot even get food to eat due to the high rent costs.  Joyce dreams of becoming a teacher so that she can earn money to care for her ailing mother.