Sarah studied at Hagati Secondary School in a rural community. Her father passed away and her mother lives with a new man. Sarah and her younger brother live with their grandparents. Her mother is a peasant and has three other children with whom she lives. Sarah’s grandparents are both farmers and her grandmother has been in poor health as of late. Sarah did well at Hagati Secondary, where she was 6th in her school in 2011’s Form Two National Exams.