iCARE – meet the characters

The main character in the story in our iCARE project is our narrator, Mariatu Kamara. She lives in a rural village in Sierra Leone with her husband Ali, son Mohamed and daughter Yaema.

mariatu

The Kamara’s live in a 3 roomed house with Ali’s parents and his brother’s family. In the room next to Mariatu, live Ali’s parents Osman and Fatmata:

grandparents

And in the final room of the house, Mariatu’s brother-in-law Musa lives with his wife Fatu and their children Yousuf and Hassanatou.

in-laws

 

The story also involves the family’s neighbours and close friends, the Bangura family. Kossi has been friends with Osman all their lives, and he lives in a house nearby with his wife Sallaymatu, their son Lamin, Lamin’s wife Kadiatu and their two children Amina and Idressa.

banguras

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