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Lack of Education Stole her Dream

She is active, a women's group leader in her community, a business entrepreneur whose dream to be a politician has been stolen. However, she is determined to educate her grandchildren to fulfill her dream of having women in political leadership positions. Follow Haja Ngundo Koita while she tells her story on http://youtu.be/r2QX9UzJa2c

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Kristin Miller's picture

WOW!

Amie, you have created a fantastic piece in this video! It is inspired, educational, and most notably, it affords your audience the chance to feel a powerful connection to a woman and her story. Very, very well done! Keep it up!

Thanks you Kristin for taking time to view the video and making your comment. After all the challenges to get it out I'm glad you appreciate it.

Amie

Bonnie Samuel's picture

Education is key

Congratulations on a wonderful piece that clearly demonstrates education as a change agent for real human enlightenment and progress. Over the last decade, girls and woman have had opportunities for education that didn't exist before that and the changes in the world reflect the power of women, particularly women armed with ideas and information.

Thank you.

amiesissoho's picture

Dear Bonnie, Englightenment

Dear Bonnie,

Englightenment and progess are key for women. Indeed education empowers women to translate their ideas and information to make a difference. Education and knowledge also enhance our confidence to express ourselves.

Cheers,

Amie

Stella Paul's picture

I loved it

Dear Amie

You can really be a professional filmmaker! You really have that in you! I loved the way you told Haja's story. Keep it up sister.
Oh, and its the first time I watched a slice of Gambia :) It felt like coastal India :)

Stella Paul
Twitter: @stellasglobe

amiesissoho's picture

Stella dear, thanks for your

Stella dear, thanks for your observation and encourages. Ithere must be a meeting point somewhere, the Atlantic Ocean and the Indian Ocean@:) I still recall your comments when you welcomed me to Pulsewire.

Cheers,
Amie

Amie

Dear Amie, well done on your video. I like the way you started with the setting and showing both long views and close ups. Nice to see your Gambia up close!! I found the way you changed scenes from talking to narrating and appreciated the message of your principal “actor.”

I find your work well done especially in terms of catching attention, having a clear message and selecting a subject and actor who deliver your message well. Bravo!! I think you have real talent to carry messages in just 3 minutes with such clarity and empathy. You have clearly demonstrated another of your many talents to get your messages out!

Warmly, Virginia
Twitter @vworldwide

Virginia Williams, MBA, PCC | Executive Coach and Learning Facilitator

Dear Virgina,

Thanks for your comments and valuable observations. I appreciate you support during the programme.

Kind regards,

Amie

Amie

Virginia W's picture

My pleasure, Amie!

Dear Amie, it has been my pleasure to accompany you on this journey. My very best to you going forward.
Warmly, Virginia

Virginia Williams, MBA, PCC | Executive Coach and Learning Facilitator

Dear Virgina,

Thanks for your comments and valuable observations. I appreciate you support during the programme.

Kind regards,

Amie

Amie

jadefrank's picture

Powerful!

Amie,

I am so inspired by your story and the determination of Gambian women to get educated, to protect the health and rights of their daughters and get involved in local politics. You did an amazing job—what an inspiring, beautiful video. Congratulations on this professional piece of work!

In friendship and solidarity,
Jade

amiesissoho's picture

Hi Jade, I feel humble with

Hi Jade, I feel humble with your comments. Lots of efforts are being made to bring out the voices of women in the key areas of development despite the numerous challenges. Thanks for viewing and making your comments.

Stay connected,

Amie

ikirimat's picture

What a moving story, I cant

What a moving story, I cant stop to think how we can improve women lives in our communities. Well done sister

Grace Ikirimat

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


chizoba's picture

you deserve an award!

EDUCATION IS A WEAPON ALL MUST DESIRE TO HAVE REGARDLESS OF GENDER OR RACE.PLS IWOULD LIKE TO NOMINATE YOU FOR AN AWARD.

amiesissoho's picture

Dear Chizoba, Thanks so much

Dear Chizoba,

Thanks so much for the passion you have about education and even considering me for an award. I appreciate it.

Kind regards,

Amie

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