Amos, the youngest of three siblings, was born into a family in Kilifi that knew the harsh realities of financial struggle all too well. He recalls many times when his parents, who rely on seasonal casual work on farms, could not afford regular meals.
Despite adversity, Amos’ esolve to succeed in school never wavered. He scored an impressive 377 marks in his primary school examinations and was selected to join Ribe Boys High School, the institution of his dreams. But his parents could not afford the fees.