Simeon Kambiri: Future President of Malawi
“Behold, I have engraved you on the palms of my hands; your walls are continually before me.” Isaiah 49:16
We are glad to present you this week’s student spotlight, Simeon Kambiri! He is thirteen years old and lives with his Grandmother Mrs. Kambiri. They reside in the village Lirangwe in Blayntre, Malawi. Unfortunately, Simeon has been working on the streets for more than two years now and was unable to continue his education after third grade. He is the youngest son of 12 children. Sadly, four of his siblings have passed away as well as both of his parents. Although Simeon has faced great hardship, he has a bright future!
We asked Simeon some questions and here are his responses:
If you could be any animal for a day, what would you be?
A lion! (Roooooarrr!)
What five words describe you best?
A happy boy always. Generous. Humble. Friendly. Obedient
What do you want to be when you grow up?
A pilot, he admires being able to fly in the air.
What is your biggest dream?
To be the President of the Republic of Malawi. We know he can do it!
Q: What is your favorite thing about Agape Scholars?
The education that is offered.
What is your favorite game to play?
Q: What does God look like to you?
God looks like a spirit or maybe like an angel with all white clothes.
What is something that you are good at?
He is good at taking care of his body. In his words, “making my body look smart.”
What is the most useful thing you are learning?
The Word of God that will help him in the future, and how to live an independent life.
What is something that you like to do?
Watch Nigerian movies
Heavenly Father, we lift up Simeon to you. We plead on his behalf that you would reveal yourself to him each and every day, that he would grow in your love. We thank you for your perfect plan for his life. We pray that he would be filled with hope and encouragement. Let his heart be full of joy and his mind full of peace. We ask that each physical need would be met. We know you care deeply for him and have his name engraved on the palm of your hand. In your name, Amen.