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Mariama Colley

GambiaBanjul, Gambia

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March 28, 2013

Mariama Colley

About Me: 

I am a 24 year old Girl, Graduated from high school in 2009 at Nusrat Senior Secondary School.I have been part of so many youth organizations in the Gambia eg, Lend a Hand,Children Against Aids (CAA),and Peer health. I love acting and i was lucky to be on my first movie call Hand of Fate where i acted the lead role as a 13year old girl who is forced into marriage.The movie is basically about early marriage and gender violence produce and directed by Gambians. I also host a radio show, which is a panel youth show where i invited young people to talk about issues affecting them and see the way forward, this show is done in English and then translated to local languages. I love reading and adventures as well,am very outspoken and vocal too.

My Passions: 
Mypassion is, reading, acting, adventures, team work with young people and socializing.
My Challenges: 
My Challenges are not been able to afford money to go to university and study.
My Vision for the Future: 
My vision is to see ever young girl has the opportunity to a higher education and free society of violence and all other abuses.
My Areas of Expertise: 
Radio Presenter.

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