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How do you show your ‘fierce compassion’?

Alice video

My name is Alice Saisha from Samfya District in Zambia. Like my 55,357 sisters in the CAMA alumnae network I know what injustice and exclusion feel like. Destined to be a child bride at just 14, I felt voiceless, and almost lost all hope of getting an education. But then I was identified by my community to receive support from Camfed, and today I work with those officials who once mentored me to get many more girls into school. What we do every day is what our friends at the Skoll Foundation call “fierce compassion” – we act with purpose to counter injustice.

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