Her father died when she was still very young. She lived with her mother in Mwanza – Bwiru. Later her mother became ill and so her uncle took her with him to Dar es Salaam. Few years later she came back to Mwanza and found her mother already dead. After few months, his uncle became ill and died. Her aunt took Nkamba to her grandmother in Shigala village, few miles away from Bethany. One day Bethany leaders went to Shigala to investigate on some children then the leader told them Nkamba’s history and the life she was living. That’s when they brought her to Bethany because it was the only possibility.