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Mariam has 3 siblings and lives with her grandmother.. She has been with her grandmother for 10 years. Her mother and father separated when she was young. Her father moved away and has no contact with the children. Mariam's mother takes care of the children by working as a house helper and, in most cases, she is not paid.
At her grandmother’s home, Mariam stays with her young brother and 3 cousins. After her Primary Leaving Exams, Mariam passed with a second grade but her hopes of joining a Secondary school were shuttered when her mother failed to raise money for her school fees. Mariam has help from a tutor when he has free time.