Naluyiama Phionah is the eldest of “Joanne’s children in Uganda”. She was born on December 8, 1993. She was still very young when she lost both her parents. She grew up at the orphanage where Joanne worked in 2006 and 2007. At that time she stayed with Joanne in Joanne’s house at the orphanage and they became very close.
After finishing her secondary education she continued her studies at the YMCA Branch School in Kampala (website: www.ymcakampala.org). Phionah attends the “Early Childhood Development Teacher Education”. She lives at the campus in a kind of hostel and she spends her holidays with her sister in Kampala.