Madel is 14 years old attending her second year of high school at Star of Hope school in Taytay, Philippines. Her favorite subjects are math and science. She likes numbers and learning different formulas.
Every day Madel reads five chapters from the Bible and writes in her diary about her Bible studies. Her dream is to become an architect. She know how much money that will cost. There are many jobs for "cooks" in the Philippines so she first wants to learn to cook and get a job at a restaurant to help finance her studies to be an architect. This writer is impressed with her determination.