Let's keep girls in school

by American Foundation for Children with AIDS
Let's keep girls in school
Nov 6, 2014

Mwanaidi can Focus on School

Mwanaidi
Mwanaidi

Please allow me to introduce you to Mwanaidi. She is 19 years old and belongs to a family of three.

Our partner in Mombasa connected with Mwanaidi after she shared her plans of getting babysitting work. Together, they explored the challenges she would face. Mwanaidi accepted that it was going to be difficult to take medicines in other people's homes, especially with no disclosure of her HIV status. The chances of her being stigmatized were high, to a point of losing her job. However, her greatest challenge would be keeping clinic dates and attending support group meetings. Mwanaidi understands how important her visit to the clinic and support group are to keeping her healthy.

Mwanaidi explored other options. She is now successfully engaged in a vocational course of dress making.  She is active and engaged, filling her with hope for the future.  Do you realize that YOU have helped her to be active and engaged?  By supporting our feminine hygience kit program, you have made a difference in the life of this young woman.  She doesn't miss school because of her period each month.  Mwanaidi can focus on her studies every day!  She is filled with hope for the future.

Thanks to your generosity, a second shipment of feminite hygience kits left our warehouse last month.  What does this mean for our kids in Africa?  Two hundred young girls will be following in Mwanaidi's footsteps.  They will get an education and change the world.  And you are a part of this change!

Would you like to learn more about our projects and the work we are doing every day? Please write us at tweaver@AFCAids.org. And, check us out on Facebook and Twitter and see what else AFCA is up to (@AFCAids).

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