Tambudzai - This character is a serious youth who tries to receive an education but cannot receive formal education until an older sibling accidentally dies and a space in the school clears.
Babamukuru - This character is the patriarch of the family and is the chief benefactor of the village, providing food and education to the children, and whose orders are never ignored.
Nyasha - This character spent five years studying in England before returning to Africa and experiencing extreme culture shock that leads to a case of bulimia.
Jeremiah - This character is unable to support his family without the help of his brother, often begs to make ends meet, and does not support his daughter's receiving an education.
Ma'Shingayi - This character believes that a woman's place is to carry her burdens, and those burdens include the fact that she is a woman, therefore subservient...
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