Journal

How I Began Building Schools For Girls In Africa

Empowering women to take their rightful place in society has been a passion of mine since the 60’s, when I first became aware of how undervalued women are.

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MENTORING – WE BELIEVE IN GIRLS

The biggest contribution we can make to help mobilize the women of the world is to support each other every day.

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BEATRICE’S STORY

I came to know Beatrice from the candid photo we took of her in Uganda in 2014 (above). I hadn’t yet met her or talked to her, but her image became frozen in my mind. I didn’t know then the incredible reach and global connections that would be made from this one image and moment.

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Graduation Day

Four years ago, if you had have told Grace Hinzano and Everlyne Kahindi that they would graduate from University with a BA in Education, there wouldn’t have been the remotest chance they’d believed you.

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Medina

Medina is an A+ student. She is intelligent, wired for academia and gifted in mathematics and science. Medina's mother has 5 children and makes a living fetching water and washing clothes.

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February 2017

This trip marked my twelfth to Africa since 2008, and with each visit I'm astounded by the growth - Physically, in the sheer number of buildings that keep going up...

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Millicent

My name is Millicent. I have lived in the Kibera slums in Nairobi, Kenya, since childhood. The slums are harsh conditions for a child, and girls are vulnerable to rape, neglect, robbery and sickness.

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