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Sharifa

Like millions of girls across Africa who are denied their right to an education, for a time Sharifa from Tanzania wondered if she would ever…

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Dorcas

Growing up in the far north of Ghana, due to the extreme poverty of her family and their surroundings, Dorcas was no stranger to tragedy.…

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Mercy

Mercy is a teacher in Zomba District, in the southern region of Malawi. Having grown up and completed school in Zomba, Mercy has first hand…

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Jafari

Jafari chairs a Parent Support Group in Bagamoyo District, Tanzania, where he lives with his wife and four sons. Although his children are now enrolled…

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Afishetu

Born and raised in rural Karaga District, Afishetu didn’t start school until she was 15. Instead, she spent her days moving from village to village,…

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Sukuratu

When she was 14, Sukuratu’s mother moved away to find work, and in the low periods between seasonal farm work, her father struggled to make…

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Catherine

Catherine’s father passed away when she was in her first year of primary school. Her widowed mother, who lost all property to her husband’s family,…

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Desderia

Growing up in Bagamoyo, a rural district of Tanzania, by the age of 13 Desderia had tragically lost both her parents.  Left in the charge…

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Talent

When Talent was eight years old, her father passed away. When she was 10, her mother, in an effort to take care of all of…

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StorySecondary EducationZambia

Salin

Salin was orphaned after losing her parents just one year apart. She now lives with her eldest sister in a house shared with her other…

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StorySecondary EducationTanzania

Vumilia

At just 13-years-old, Vumilia had supported herself through primary school, earning money collecting and selling firewood. But after completing primary school, she despaired in the…

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