Maggie assisted a non-profit rescuing girls from the commercial sex trade with its “Back to School” event where the girls received their school uniforms and celebrated their upcoming first day of school. The youngest girl was nine, and they were all excited.
Though school is “free” in Kenya, the cost of uniforms and admission fees often are unattainable for parents in the slums. Many families live on $1 a day.
Learning Swahili is difficult, because it’s so different than the romance languages – but pressing in. Nakupenda! (I love you.)