Okodi Nelson was born in Uganda on August 7, 2001. This is his last year of high school and he has lost his sponsor! His family is Christian and they stay in the town of Telela, located in the Lira district of rural Uganda. He lost his father to TB in 2007, and his mother does her best to care for their 7 children on her own. Nelson is the last born child in the family, and helps his momma at home with all the cleaning. He is in the Senior 6 Class at Leo Atubo College, which is a secondary school. His favorite subject is English and he aspires to become a teacher when he grows up. In his spare time, Nelson loves playing football (soccer) with his friends at school.