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Hello Fellow Applicants !

Hello Applicants,

Hope you all are doing wonderfully well and busy writing for week 3 assignment.This week's assignment touches upon a significant topic of Girls' Education- Barriers and Solutions. Hope to read and share many exciting posts. The past few days were a little difficult for me. My father is recuperating in the ICU. Hence i missed reading your amazing stories and commenting on them. I missed all of you so much. But now he is feeling better and i am happy to connect again.

Here's wishing you a Happy Weekend and Happy Writing hours. May our bold voices, bring change - because change is power.

Oh and i also noticed, this week's word limit is 500- 800 words, now how many of us are happy for that?? :) :)

All the best applicants. Let us roar!


Gracious's picture

Hi Mukut indeed let's roar

I am happy that your father is now much better and also happy for the fact that the number of words have been increased


kirthijay's picture

Mukut! I am so sorry to hear

Mukut! I am so sorry to hear about your father's tough time in the ICU. I will keep him and you in my prayers and hope that he makes a speedy and complete recovery soon. Loveya!

It is indeed great news that we can ROAR out here, and with more words at that!

estelle's picture

so sorry about ur dad.

so sorry about ur dad.

I am having difficulty addressing the topic within the limited word limit.
I guess will have to try working on a bit harder.
Just have too much to write :)

And I am pressed for time as I am very busy with work this week.
Hence have fallen behind on reading and commenting on other people's work.

Hoping to get it done by the deadline.

All the best to you too Mukut. Very sorry to hear about your father. But am thankful that he is stable now.



Hi Mukut! It's better for you to share with us that has happened to you. I am happy to hear that your father is going well now. God bless him and you also!

THERESE( Maman Shujaa, Drc)

loretta's picture

Keep going & stay strong.

I know what you are going through, keep the spirit high and believe in God, He will see you through this trying time.

I thought 800 words would be enough, but I was wrong. Although participating in this assignment has taught me a lot, to work within constraints. The ability to put your story out there, concisely and to the point.

Keep roaring and the Pulse fires burning.
My prayers to you and your family. God bless.


A successful woman is one who can build a firm foundation with the bricks others throw at her. Author Unkown.

Hi, I'm happy that you came out openly. We are sisters and I'm so sorry about your dad. Thank God he's okay now.
Staying strong in crisis, makes us mature in handling anything.

Stay blessed.

Mukut's picture

A Big Thank You to all

Thank you sisters for your concern and support. Appreciate it. Your words give me strength.

In reference to the word limit of assignment 3, i believe 500-800 words should suffice. Try and highlight the important points, instead of reiterating and going overboard. Yes, i agree there is a LOT to write about girls' education in our communities, but we have to follow the word limit. Concise pieces, divided into separate paragraphs, would garner greater attention and make a better read. All the best !! Shine on :)

Love to all of you.

Mukut Ray

mukoche khatondi's picture


Hi friend,
Iam happy that your father is now doing well. welcome back for this journey is so interesting.

Lots of love

Lilian Khatondi

I for one was excited about the increased word count. Most times I write lengthy articles and then I have to go through the rigorous task of reducing it. In the end, I strike off some parts and leave the most important points.
Yes, we are the change! Let's keep soaring.

calupo's picture

Complete recovery

Good to hear your father is much better. Wishing him a quick recovery.


Tessie's picture

Hi Sister, Sorry about your

Hi Sister,
Sorry about your dad's ill health. Hope is much better now?
I am happy about the increase because it is such a verse topic that it won't do to limit it to just 500 words.
Wishing your dad a speedy recovery.
Take care

salient cry

byamungu bahati pascal's picture


Salut Mukut. tu le sais bien que la plus pardt de nous tous est préoccupé par la 3è semaine. Je suis désolé pour ton père mais je pense que bientôt il va se retablir totalement. Salut et à bientôt.


Sharontina's picture


Dear Mukut,

I wish your Dad a speedy recovery. Your Dad and you are there in my prayers dear. Though i am under medication and treatment dealing with my health issues these days its the strength of keeping connected with you sisters that keeps me going too. So i assure that this will strengthen you also in your ups and downs.

I wish you a wonderful writing on the 3rd week. Have a nice time.

Love and hugs

Merlin Sharontina

pelamutunzi's picture

welcome back

thanks be to god for your father's recovery. m glad that you are still going strong with your assignment. I pray that god gives you strength to see the journey through.

we may be powerless to stop an injustice but let there never be a time we fail to protest.

Greengirl's picture

Nice to know

Dear friend,

I am so glad to hear that the emergency situation you mentioned has been brought under control. I also look forward to reading your Week Three Assignment.

You may wish to know that I posted mine already titled "Urine Powered Generator: “Hush Them Up! Go Girls, Don’t stop!”. But guess what I posted it without including "2013 VOF Week 3" in my tagging. Any idea about how I can effect a correction? Or do I have to re-post the article?

Greetings to your dad!


Mukut's picture

Thank you


Thank you for the wishes. He is much better now :-).

In reference to tagging, do not worry. I t is very simple. Simply click on the 'edit' button on top of the page. This opens the edit section, where you can make any changes to your post. On this edit page, just add the tag 2013 VOF Week 3 and click submit button. Your tag will be added and your post remains unchanged.

Hope this helps dear :-)

Best and lots of love

Mukut Ray

Greengirl's picture


Loretta came to the rescue. All the same I know I can always count on your help and support.
Get well wishes to your dad!


anab87j9's picture

glad you are back dear

Hello Mukut:
I am sorry that you have had to deal with that. Having a family member being ill is very stressful indeed. I am so glad that he is recovering and we get to have you here. Can't wait to read your comments!
Stay well.

shahd's picture


Hope your Father doing alright dear! Just finished the assignment and noticed that I have exceeded the 500 word, but your post relieved me :)

best wishes

keronga's picture

Quick recovery to your dad

Hi dear, thanks for the info. I wish your dad very quick recovery.

Maya Norton's picture

Full and Quick Recovery

Wishing a full and quick recovery to your father, Mukut.

Warm wishes to you and your family,

~ Maya

Vweta's picture

Best Wishes in Everything!

Hello Mukut, really sorry about your dad! i hope he gets better soon.

Its really selfless of you, to find the time to cheer and encourage us here.

Best wishes in everything dear sister.

Our Voices make the WORLD PULSate...

ola.mahadi's picture

hope dad recover soon

Dear sister
Sorry for your news about ur dad hope he is better now, i am so behind this week and i hardly wrote three pargrphe that iam not happy with and fail to read other sisters posts.
Stay connected thank youi for sharing news and good wishes.

It is never too late to try make your way to your dream and left up your expectation.
Sudanes Women Building Peace

TJ's picture

...was wondering...

I was wondering where you were :) May your father have a speedy recovery and you get to writing! :D

Sangita Thapa's picture

sorry to hear!

Dear Mukut, im sorry to hear about your dad's health condition, but glad to know that he's getting better now. He'l be absolutely fine because our prayers are with him. Don't worry much about writing assignments, your writings always excel and this time too they will. Please take care! :)

Brigitte Mawazo Kyalondawa's picture

Desole pour ton pere

Je suis particulierement contente de cette mesure.Nous avons besoin de nous exprimer en beaucoup de mots pour bien nous faire comprendre
Merci Mukut


Woman of voice's picture

Best wishes

Its good to hear that your father is getting better, I wish him a speedy recovery

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