Ruth lives in the Western Region in Ghana, in a coastal community where fishing and selling fish are the main ways of making a living. Ruth lives with her grandmother and helps her by fetching water for the family. Ruth has four siblings. She is in class 2 and enjoys playing Ampe with her friends. Ruth attends the Pockets of Promise After-School program and is excited Ruth has started to learn how to read. Life is not easy for Ruth; however, she still comes into the after-school program with a smile on her face, ready and willing to learn.