Itika comes from Muungano village in Ikola Ward, Southern Tanzania. She was registered by the Mango Tree in 2003 when she was in Form Two at Kyela secondary school. She worked hard and managed to pass her exams and was then selected to attend Morogoro secondary school for her A level studies in 2007.  In 2009 she was awarded a place at the University of Dodoma. She has now graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Administration.

She is a wonderful example of the increasing number of girls who are benefiting from the support from Mango Tree and who are now able achieve their full potential in education. Hongara Itika!!