Elvina finished Form 4 at Mikalanga Secondary School. Her father passed away. She is the sixth of seven children, who have been raised by her mother, who is a farmer. Elvina hopes to succeed in her studies so that she can help support her family in the future. In last term’s exams, she was ranked 10th in her class of 42 students, with her best marks in Civics and Kiswahili.