Shamira Namwase was born March 17, 2004. When she first came to KINS Redeemer Children’s Home her speech had yet to become clear. She was born to Moslem parents and is the 3rd of 4 siblings. Her father died of AIDS and her mother is HIV+. After the father’s death her mother left their rented home, which she could no longer pay for, and went to live with her old grandmother. Shamira’s mother has never been to visit as health is gradually worsening. Shamira loves to run, dance, and sleep. SHe wants to be a teacher.