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Our Big Sister, Fortunate, featured in a CNN op-ed with Michelle Obama and Melinda Gates

“I miss school. I miss my friends and teachers. Sometimes, I even want to read at night when I’m free, but we have no electricity at home and I cannot keep the candle burning throughout the night.” - Fortunate We are so proud that the story of one of our Big Sister’s, Fortunate Ayomirwoth, and our Covid-19 response work was recently featured in the CNN op-ed written by Michelle Obama and Melinda Gates! This provided us with the opportunity to amplify the voice of Fortunate on the CNN global platform and provide a glimpse into what life is like for many of the girls that we serve in the slum communities of Kampala. Below, we give you a sneak peek into Fortunate’s full story and why it is so c

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