Mary is funny and full of personality. When Mary is in the room, you know it; she is infectious. Mary is in nursery school and attends the Pockets of after-school Promise Program. She is making excellent progress in her studies and her journey to literacy. Mary lives in the Western Region in Ghana in a coastal community with her mom, dad, and six siblings. Her dad is a fisherman, and her mom prepares and sells the catch of the day. Despite the daily struggles of proper nutrition and economics, Mary is determined to make the most of what Pockets of Promise can offer to her.