Daima Mwamba is an orphan girl. She has completed primary school and wants to continue with secondary education, but has no one to pay the school fees for her. Her mother is dead, her father ran away to the city after she was born, and has never returned. Her best friend in the village, a girl called Amanda, who is an albino, advises her to soldier on and never lose hope inspite of her dire straits. The Best is Yet to Come depicts Daima,s travel and travails as she attempts to cope with the harsh realities confronting her in the alien city: her experience in boarding school, her love relationship with Kelvin, a fellow students; her "reunion" with her father and dear friend Amanda. The story ends with Daima,s election as the new president of the student's council..