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HIGHLIGHTING RECENT PROJECTS FROM THE FIELD

Vocational Skill Training

Vocational Skill Training

Ayishetu, a recent vocational and literacy graduate observed. “My parents did not have money to pay for my school fees, so I was thrown out of school and eventually, I dropped out.” In 2018, after hearing about our literacy program she enrolled. She was thrilled to...

A True Love Story

A True Love Story

Mavis lovingly holds her 5 year-old son Nathaniel who was born with albinism. While she loves and cares for her son, she has struggled getting to where she is today. Mavis bravely shares that the birth of her son was “terribly traumatic.” She was reluctant to...

Trokosi Cannot Be Wiped Away Easily

Trokosi Cannot Be Wiped Away Easily

Trokosi is a cultural practice among the Ewe tribe in Ghana, Togo, and Benin. The practice requires a young virgin girl to be offered to fetish priests in atonement for the crimes committed by a relative. This form of slavery requires a girl to serve the shrine and...