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Wow! It's better now!

Here I am reading my maths!

I think some of you can still remember me—I'm from Kenya in grade/class seven. I had my story featured in World Pulse's Kenya emagazine. You can find a way to read it in my PulseWire profile.

I have just joined PulseWire. I like writing stories and I believe one day we will meet each other through this writing. Greetings to everyone from my family!

Kenya is now better since the violence, and I'm very happy about it. I thought I would also be displaced, like the families I saw, but I was protected. Some people are still displaced and they don't want to go back to their homes because of fear.

Kofi Annan was a very good person and tried by all means to make a peace-deal, we were lucky and at last Raila was made the prime minister, which made us even more happy.

I'm happy I've got some more pen-friends from being featured in World Pulse. Thats Kayla, Madison, and Corine. I'm happy and I still want some more penfriends. Please write me a comment on PulseWire!

I want to work hard so that I can help all girls to have a great future. I would like to help them get their secondary education. I have a project for orphans which if anybody wishes to help they can contact me.

I have some friends who are orphans, some are being sponsored, but some are not lucky.

In our traditional society girls were not allowed to be educated, their parents thought that boys were better but I think we are all same.I'm fighting for the rights of girls and I think we have a right of education,some girls are even being forced to marry at 12 years or even younger—they are not always happy because they don't have their great futures ahead of them.I will help them to fight up to the last minute. I am trying to show Kenyans that boys are not better than girls.

Some are even pregnant at a very early stage—it's so sad and I think if any of us have the opportunity, we should help them.

GIRLS LET'S FIGHT FOR OUR RIGHTS!!!

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Corine Milano's picture

Welcome!

Leila, I am so excited that you have joined PulseWire! It will be so much fun to connect through our journals here. You are such a beautiful, strong, intelligent girl.

I am very glad to hear that Kenya is more stable right now and that you are working hard to help young girls with their education. You are truly amazing!

I hope you are able to make many helpful connections on the site! Please let me know if you need anything at all!

Leila's picture

thank you Corine

Thank you for welcoming me to PulseWire,Kenya is better and i'm very happy of it,i just need to help so that they can finish their education.

Thank you for your concern i'm so happy that i would make them have a nice future,beside i'm a kenyan girl scout and i like that.

I'm so happy that i'm in PulsrWire now i thank you all,if you need any article i'm here in Kenya!

From your penfriend
Leila Ludie.

Rebecca's picture

Leila, you rock!

This post makes me smile from ear to ear. So glad to be reading your writings here--your words are so inspiring!! I also loved your piece in the emagazine--I think you are going to do really amazing things with that voice of yours! I'm glad to hear that things have calmed down a bit in Kenya, and that you and your family have been able to stay safe from the violence.

It sounds like you are working on a much needed project with orphaned children, and I would love to hear more about that--maybe in your next post!

Thanks for friending me, and I can't wait to read more of your stories!

Leila's picture

Wow thank you Rebbeca

Wow!thank you i like writing articles and you'll read more of my stories.

I'm so glad that i'm now a member of PulseWire.I would like to help the orphans so that they can also have their futures fulfilled.in Kenya boys are more educated than girls.Many Africans think that boys are better than girls. they are always left at home to do menial jobs while boys go to school.We want to show the world that we are all the same.

Thank you too for being my friend.

From your friend Leila Ludie

ila's picture

Leila my sister!

Hi Miss Leila! I am so happy you are here. You are a warrior woman! I am so excited to hear your voice and to see you join forces of the youth women of Kenya!

Leila would you please go to my profile and make a comment on my journal entry called "Say my name say my name" I would love to hear the story of your name!

Do you know that Leila is the name of one of my sisters? She is very beautiful with dark hair and eyes. Are all Leilas so beautiful? I guess so!

--Ila

Leila's picture

Thank you my sister Ila.

I have looked at your journal say my name say my name.Now i am looking for more meanings about my name,i am sure they are nice.

All Leilas are beautiful.i hope i will be able to meet your sister Leila one day.is she here on Pulsewire?

From your sister,

Leila Ludie.

Leila,

Hello! I've been meaning to connect with you on PulseWire ever since I first saw your gorgeous face on-line. You continue to amaze and dazzle me. I think you will show Kenyans - and any other place where it is in question - that boys are not better than boys. Girls and boys. Men and women. We are different, but equal. One cannot exist without the other.

Tell me more about your project. Maybe you could post it on Resource ExChange?

With fondness,
Jennifer (and Jonah)

yes boys and girls are all equaL.I want to take care of orphans so they can have a great future.I need people to help me so that i can get school fees for mant girls as possible from Karen Zwickert Children's Home.

I will post more about my project on Resource Exchange.

from the first day i saw Jonah i wanted to strap him on my back.I hope one day i will be able to carry him and play with him.Now i am happy i am in PulseWire.

From your new friend,

Leila Ludie.

Genice Jacobs's picture

go girl!

Thanks for connecting with the community and for telling your story. If you put out a specific request for support, we can see how we might help. Does your community have any handicrafts to sell? I purchase a beautiful doll for my daughter from Anne-Christine (who you may know) that I believe was made in Kenya. Not sure how we would get these to the US market, but just wanted to put the idea out there.

You are such an inspiration. I look forward to hearing more about your plans.

Genice Jacobs

Leila's picture

Thank you Genice!

Thank you for thinking of how to help me in my work.My mum has things that she makes and also other women,which we can sell.i am posting my plans on Resource exchange.Please continue to help me everyday to give hope to the orphans.

Thank you.

From your new friend in Kenya,

Leila Ludie.

Dear Madam Jacobs, its a great Pleasure for the way you have shown a blessed support to that Lady with a Project.

Yours Johnson
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