Profile of - Douglas O.

The future teacher that wants to help his village
“I would like to be a teacher so that I could pass skills to pupils”
Douglas is a 15 year old boy from Budala, Kenya.
Parents: Both parents are small scale farmers
Ambition: Douglas wants to became a teacher, develop an e-learning device and work as a volunteer in his village
Hobby: Reading, playing football as a goalkeeper
Favorite subjects: Kiswahili and Mathematics
KCPE : 350

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Douglas's Story

Douglas is a boy from Budala village in Kenya.

He wants to become a teacher and share his knowledge with pupils, in the same way as his teachers shared their knowledge with him once he was in school. He dreams of inventing an e-learning device that would enable to automatically translate texts from one language into another. He wants also to teach for free in his home region, as it suffers from teacher shortages.

In his spare time, Douglas likes reading books and playing football. He mostly plays as a goalkeeper. In high school he would like to learn computer science.

Douglas’ parents are both small scale farmers. He has 4 sisters and brothers.

Douglas ranks among the 10% of the best students of his primary school graduation year.

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