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There is serious need for a change

Since this year began, I have been trying to wrestle with ideas on how to change some one's life especially girls. I came to a conclusion that not much is really needed, it takes a heart, one's dedication and a voice just to encourage a girl child and be there for her in order for her to be changed. During my free time I usually go gather young girls and women and just talk to them and you have no idea how this a transition it has been in their lives, they just need someone to be there for them and to listen to their cries. some of them really have awful stories that lives you wondering!

Fighting for girl rights is something I feel obligated to do basing from the atrocities that happen to them. This year am so much determined to become an advocate for them no matter what. I so bad want to invest my time in helping out in whatever way I can, am so glad that with a few friends in Uganda, we are changing lives of children by helping them go back to school and empowering them spiritually.

Am calling up any one who is just willing to mentor any child in any way to join hands with me to see to it that a girl is empowered!


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Hi Jayan,

I am inspired by your commitment to empowering girls! I wanted to be sure you're connected to Beatrice, as she too is committed to feat and working in rural Uganda to bring empowerment and mentorship to girls. I hope you can support each other in this.

Achieng Beatrice Nas:

My friend Ikirimat is also working in this sector. I encourage you to connect with her as well:


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Thanks Jade,

I can't wait to get in touch with Beatrice and Ikirimate and share ideas! I will keep you updated.

Every Blessings

Jayan Nanyonga
Me and you can change her story and give her life a new meaning.

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Supporting girls is so important

Dear Jayan:

It is so incredibly outrageous the wrongs that are done to girls and the way that the media and society disrespects girls.

As a grandmother I am particularly motivated in this arena. I like your essay, Jayan, and I support your cause with my heart.

Keep the faith, Jayanr. Being there for the girls makes a difference. I am so glad you will be connecting with Bea and Ikirimate.


Speaking my Peace

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Am so grateful that someone out there is really supporting my cause. This brings joy to my heart! Am so much determined to do whatever I can.

Thanks again for taking off time to read my essay.

Every Blessings

Jayan Nanyonga
Me and you can change her story and give her life a new meaning.

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Hi Jayan you must know that I

Hi Jayan
you must know that I am so excited to learn that there is someone like you working to see empowered youth. I can not wait to connect with you.

Together we can empower youth, together we can change Uganda

Grace Ikirimat

"It takes the hammer of persistence to drive the nail of success."

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