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Girls in Liberia, Africa

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In July 2008 I joined a Methodist mission team and went to Liberia to help at a school we support. I met many girls and young women, who have been motivated to get an eduation and set some goals for their lives, other than having babies, as their culture expects. Even though Liberia is recovering from war and is experiencing lack of jobs, the program leaders are very encouraged by the increased attendance and I heard girls saying they wanted to become teachers and doctors. I came home committed to helping them financially and with prayer.

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HIV positive women

I have started a program to help HIV women in the DR Congo start small businesses, earning a little money, with which to feed their children. So far they bought a sewing machine and have shipped some beautiful and colorful shirts and dresses to me to sell. They sold quickly. Is anyone interested in getting involved in this type of project?

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Great Projects

William,

It sounds like you are doing wonderful things for the women of Africa. Offering them education and work but most importantly hope and self-confidence. You know what they say, Give a woman a fish and she eats for a day. Teach her to fish/sew/run a business and her and her family eat for a lifetime.

Congratulations,

Jenna Kellam

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