2017 Grade 2 Students:
Nomfundo is an orphan who lives with her aunt, five sisters, and two brothers. She loves playing netball at MCA. Her favorite color is pink and elephants are her favorite animal. Nomfundo has a very timid personality and is more withdrawn from school due to issues at home that cause her academic struggle. Her teacher has provided her with plenty of encouragement that has greatly helped her social skills.
Fakude lives with her grandmother and sister at home, where she enjoys sweeping the floors or helping with any other household chores. At MCA, she loves the playground the best as it gives her free time to see her friends. Fakude’s favorite color is pink and she loves eating apples. Her favorite Bible story is Adam and Eve, and she loves cats. When Fakude finishes school, she plans to become a teacher because of the way her teachers at MCA have played such an influential role in her life. She asks for prayers to pass school.
Sandile’s favorite class at Mukhanyo is the life skills class. Outside the classroom, she loves playing soccer with her friends. Red is Sandile’s favorite color and she plans to become a police officer when she grows up. Sandile lives with her mother, brother, and two sisters. She asks for prayers for her father.
Dimpho has the sweetest heart, always quick to smile and give out hugs! At home, she lives with her mother, brother, and three sisters. One of Dimpho’s sisters is Tidimalo, a member of MCA’s Grade 1. Dimpho is vulnerable staying with her mother and other siblings; the mother is unable to work or find a job as she is suffering from TB (Tuberculosis) and was diagnosised with HIV. The father is unknown and they depend on social grant income. At MCA, Dimpho enjoys both reading and her life skills class, making her quite the student; she even plans to become a teacher after finishing school. Dimpho loves playing soccer on the school field and her favorite color is pink.
Phemelo loves coming to Mukhanyo Christian Academy to learn English! She enjoys singing and dancing with her friends and playing netball as well. Her favorite Bible story is Adam and Eve and she loves the color yellow. Phemelo’s favorite animal is the zebra and she plans on becoming a doctor when she grows up. She lives at home with a large family consisting of her mother, seven brothers, and six sisters.
Khutso loves playing sports! He enjoys playing both soccer and rugby on the Mukhanyo soccer field or playground with his friends. In school, Khutso likes his life skills class and coloring, and his favorite Bible story is the story of Noah and the ark. Khutso loves eating beans, tomatoes, rice, and KFC. His favorite color is yellow, and his favorite animal is the lion. At home, Khutso lives with his two uncles, two sisters, and twin brother named Kagiso, who is a member of Grade 3. Khutso was very shy in Grade R as his brother’s shadow, but with his teacher’s encouragement, he has blossomed into a fantastic student with lots of friends. He plans on becoming a policeman when he grows older, and he would appreciate prayers in order that God may give him his own soccer ball.
Victoria lives at home with her mother, grandmother, and sister. At MCA, she enjoys learning English and playing netball with her friends. She loves her teachers at MCA so much that she has decided to become a teacher later in life as well. Victoria’s favorite color is purple, and she loves eating watermelon. Her favorite animal is the cat, and her favorite Bible story is David and Goliath. Victoria prays that Jesus will save her and love her for eternity; she would love your prayers as well.
Bulelwa is very ambitious! She plans to become a doctor later in life, and she loves perfecting her English and reading at MCA. She loves all of her teachers and enjoys playing netball with her friends as well. Bulelwa lives at home with her mother, 3 sisters, and her brother, Prince, who is a member of MCA’s Grade 3. She wishes for prayers that she will be able to pass all of her schooling. Her favorite color is pink, and her favorite animal is the cat. Her favorite Bible story is the birth of Jesus.
Kgalalelo lives at home with her parents, sister, and brother. She has a lively spirit and is very outspoken, eager to participate in class. Kgalalelo loves coming to MCA to play Gaga ball or netball with her friends. Kgalalelo’s favorite color is blue and she loves cats! She even has one cat at home that she found at school.
Thapelo lives at home with his parents, grandmother, brothers, and sisters. He loves coming to MCA to play netball with his friends, and he loves eating. His favorite food is any kind of fruit, and his favorite animal is the zebra. Thapelo’s favorite color is red and he would love your prayers.
Rathabile’s favorite subject in school is math, and she loves running or playing on MCA’s playground. From her Bible studies at MCA, Rathabile’s favorite Bible story is Noah and the ark. She lives at home with her two uncles and grandma, and she loves the color purple. Rice and chicken soup is Rathabile’s favorite food, and she loves cats. In the future, Rathabile plans on becoming a police officer. She asks for prayers that God will provide her with money to buy her family food.
Thembinkosi loves attending MCA to learn in his classes and play rugby with his friends. He loves reading the story of Noah and the ark at school, and after finishing his studies, he plans to become a policeman. Thembinkosi’s favorite color is yellow, and his favorite food is pumpkin. He lives at home with his mother, father, and brother, and Thembinkosi specifically asks for prayers to keep his family well.
Kwesi enjoys his writing classes at MCA, and on the playground, you will always find him on the soccer field. He lives with his mother, father, and brother at home, and Kwesi loves eating cupcakes the most! His favorite color is yellow, and his favorite animal is the cheetah. Kwesi plans on becoming a soldier to serve and defend his country.
Mbali loves swimming! She also loves attending Mukhanyo Christian Academy and listening to her favorite Bible story about Jonah. At home, Mbali lives with her big family consisting of her mother, father, four sisters, and two brothers. Mbali likes eating pears, and she loves dogs! Purple is her favorite color.
When asked what he loved, Siyabonga responded with Jesus! He holds the Bible very close to his heart, and in his prayers, he never forgets his family. Siyabonga’s family consists of his mother, father, uncle and sister. Siyabonga’s favorite color is red, and his favorite animal is the bear. He loves eating pizza, and Siyabonga plans on becoming a policeman when he grows up.
Lefa lives at home with her mother, sister, and uncle, all of whom she always prays for; she would like your prayers too! At school, she enjoys playing football with her friends and eating the food, which is her favorite. Lefa’s favorite color is blue, and her favorite animal is the snake. She plans on becoming a police officer when she grows up to help her community. Lefa loves Jesus, and Christianity holds a special place in her heart.