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  Profile: Shina
Updated 24 January 2003, 10.15
Shina, Lagos, Nigeria
Shina used to be one of about 15,000 kids living on the streets in the city of Lagos in Nigeria.

They live on the streets because their parents are too poor to look after them or have died.

Shina's now lucky enough to be living in a charity home where he has a bed to sleep in, three meals a day and gets to go to school.

Name: Shina
Age: 12
Home: I used to live on the streets of Lagos in Nigeria, but now I'm living at the Child Lifeline home.
School: I go to school from 8am - 2pm.
How do you get there? I walk and it takes 30 minutes.
Fave subject: Maths

What do you to have fun? Play table tennis with my friends
What time do you go to bed? Midnight!
What do you want to be when you grow up? A banker
What other country would you most like to visit? USA
Fave music: Blues
Fave sport: Table tennis
Fave film: Vita
TV: I watch three hours of TV a day
Internet: No access to the internet
Fave book: Katie and Mark



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