Country: Malawi Click on the country to learn more about it and the Children of Promise program there.
School Grade / Favorite Subject: 8th / English and Math
Language: Chichewa and English
Passtime: Netball and jump rope
Chores: Washing dishes and fetching water
Health: Poor - she has frequent headaches and bouts of malaria
Monthly Family Income: $25
Father: Mother: Mervis, a business woman
Siblings: 2 brothers / 1 sister
Comments: Mercy's father is deceased. She lives with her mother and siblings in a two room home made of burnt bricks, cement flooring, and grass roofing.