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Je m’appelle NASHIMWE ESPERANCE, Nous sommes aux nombres des huit enfants un Garçon, je suis la cadette de la famille. Chaque foi quant j’étais enfant, on médisiez toujours que votre père n’a aucun seul enfant parce que vous les filles vous n’est pas des enfants, après un temps vous aller partir ce marie dans une autre famille, Ce pour ce la que vous n’est pas l’héritiez de la famille, Je me suis décider de ne pas ce marie avant l’âge. Car toutes mes grandes sœurs étaient déjà marie à l’âge de 14ans. Je préférai être ma sœur en Christi, mais mon père était protestant, chaque foi notre famille venez chez nous pour une réunion de convaincre a mon père de prendre la deuxième femme. Mais mon père avait refusé car il était croyant ( pasteur), je était angoisser de ce préoccupation de la famille ,à ce période là j’avait l’âge de 13ans ,papa avait déjà six vache d’avance de dot, je dit a mon père et la famille laisser moi tranquille je doit étudier est faire le choix de mon marie moi-même. Papa avait accepté, est il me donner tout ce qu’on doit a l’enfant, mais la famille été très jaloux en disent soit que je ne suis pas l’héritier de la famille,jusqu'en nos jour il ya de mésentente entre moi et la famille. Je disse toujours à mon papa que je dois accomplir touts les tâches des garçons, malheureusement mon père nous acquitter. J’encourage toutes autres filles qui sont comme moi. Merci beaucoup

English translation by community member ambrob13

My name is Nashimwe Espereance. There are 8 children in my family, one boy and I am the youngest sister. Often times when I was a child, I was told that my father did not have one single child because you girls are not children, someday you all will marry and leave to live with another family. It is for this reason that you will not inherit from the family. I decided for myself to not marry before I came of age, as all of my older sisters were married before they were 14. I preferred to be with my sister in Christi, but my father protested against it. Every time our family came to visit for a reunion, they tried to convince my father to take a second wife. But my father refused because he was a believer (a pastor). I was distressed over this family worry. During this time I was 13 years old and my father already had six cows for a dowry. I told my father and the family to leave me alone, that I needed to study and make choices about my husband on my own. Father had accepted it, and he gave me all that is owed to a child, but the family was very jealous, saying that I was not the rightful inheritor, even today there is still bad blood between my family and myself. I always tell my father that I need to accomplish all the same tasks as boy would. Unfortunately my father left us. I encourage all other girls who are like me. Thank you very much.

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My name is Nashimwe Espereance. There are 8 children in my family, one boy and I am the youngest sister. Often times when I was a child, I was told that my father did not have one single child because you girls are not children, someday you all will marry and leave to live with another family. It is for this reason that you will not inherit from the family. I decided for myself to not marry before I came of age, as all of my older sisters were married before they were 14. I preferred to be with my sister in Christi, but my father protested against it. Every time our family came to visit for a reunion, they tried to convince my father to take a second wife. But my father refused because he was a believer (a pastor). I was distressed over this family worry. During this time I was 13 years old and my father already had six cows for a dowry. I told my father and the family to leave me alone, that I needed to study and make choices about my husband on my own. Father had accepted it, and he gave me all that is owed to a child, but the family was very jealous, saying that I was not the rightful inheritor, even today there is still bad blood between my family and myself. I always tell my father that I need to accomplish all the same tasks as boy would. Unfortunately my father left us. I encourage all other girls who are like me. Thank you very much.

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