Loves lions and football lion Leo Messi

‘I want to become a laboratory technician. Then I can help sick people get better and be happy. My favorite animal is the lion. They are so strong and confident, like Lionel ‘Leo’ Messi, the greatest football player!’

Rodrick Fredrick is 17 and came to the Msandaka Deaf School from Machame Village when he was 7. His parents, two brothers and sisters are proud of him, especially for his progress in computer and science studies. You will see him often with his best friend Paulo Maghina. They help each other with their exercises or making drawings.

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