Anastacia lost both her parents by the age of
three years old. Although her aunt was raising
eight children at the time, she took Anastacia in.
Her aunt had meager means but was a huge
source of encouragement.
From a young age, Anastacia would receive praise
from her teachers due to her work ethic. Despite
being among the top performers in her class,
Anastacia had to stay home during the
2008-2009 school year because there was no
money for her to continue onto secondary
school. The following year, she was granted a
scholarship to Daraja Academy.
She has an incredible inner ﬁre that comes out
when she is speaking about a subject she is
passionate about. This can be seen especially
during WISH (Women of Integrity, Strength and