I met Sarah when her Aunt came to my office with a story of 2 orphaned girls she could not care for. I requested that she come back the next day with the girls so we could meet them for ourselves. She did, and Sarah along with her sister Beatrice, stood in my office looking all bashful and wondering what was going on.
Turns out that there mother was alive and that their aunt simply did not want to care for the two of them anymore. Sarah’s mom has some kind of mental illness and is unable to care for her children.
At first I was inclined to say that we would not take the two in, as we were looking for orphans. After hearing more of their story and looking at them, we felt they should come and stay with us.
It’s almost been 3 years since she first came, and we hope she will be here till she is grown.