Caitlin Alifirenka & Martin Ganda (School/Education (Martin had to pay…
Caitlin Alifirenka & Martin Ganda
Caitlin wanted to help Martin have the best life he can.
Martin wanted to go to University in the U.S.
Caitlin and Martin wanted to meet face to face.
Martin's family was poor and lived in a one room house with another family.
Martin couldn't afford anything special or even proper food.
Martin's father lost his job and his mother didn't have one so they had no way to get money, but Caitlin sent some anytime she sent a letter.
Martin's mother became ill and they found out she had Malaria.
Caitlin didn't have any big problems, she said her problems were with friends or if a guy doesn't like her back.
Caitlin had an older brother named Richie and her parents were named Rich and Anne.
Martin had 3 brothers Nation, Simba, and George Jr. and a sister Lois. He also had parents who he called Mai and Father.
Caitlin had 2 two dogs Kava, and Romey and a bunny named Louis.
Caitlin and her family live in Hatfield Pennsylvania and Martin lives in Chisamba Singles, Zimbabwe.
Martin had to pay to go to school which wasn't a very good school, it was Z 800 dollars per term (20 U.S. dollars).
Caitlin went to a public school in Hatfield, Pennsylvania at Pennfield Middle School.
Martin couldn't pay for school so he had to rely on Caitlin.
At school Caitlin was an average student and didn't participate that much.
Martin was top of his class and in his exams he was top of his school.
When they started to write to each other Caitlin was in 7th grade and Martin was in 9th.
After high school Caitlin went to Abington Memorial Hospital Dixon School of Nursing.
In Martin's older high school years he went Martist Brothers.
Martin got to go to college in the U.S. and he went to Villanova University and Duke University.
Martin's family was very poor and Caitlin and her family were willing to help so she started sending him money in her letters.
At one point 1 U.S. dollar was 40 Zimbabwe dollars.
Caitlin once sent a 100 dollar bill to Martin which equaled to over 3,000 dollars to pay for necessities like food.
Caitlin and her family payed for Martin's school before Martist Brothers.