Sarah is the only child of her mother. Her mother, Elinah Lutuba, had her when she was 17 years old. Sarah’s father’s whereabouts are unknown. He left when Sarah was only two months old. After Sarah’s mother had her in her tenth grade, she resumed school the following year and completed her twelfth grade in 2018. She is currently working as a maid to help support her family. Sarah lives with her mother, grandparents, aunties, and uncles. Her mother is the third born in a family of ten. She has two older brothers, Brian and Peter, six young sisters named Esnart, Naomi, Beauty, Mary, Blessing, and Grace, and a younger brother named Vincent.
The family lives in a local compound within the city of Lusaka. They rent a two roomed house. Sarah’s grandmother works as a maid while her grandfather cannot work due to an accident he had in 2014 at a construction site. This led to his leg being amputated.
Sarah is a jovial child. She loves playing with her aunt, Blessing. They enjoy playing house and dodge ball. Her grandmother described her as an obedient child. She loves reporting whatever happens at home when her grandmother is away. Some of Sarah’s favorites are nshima with chicken, apples, and the color pink!