Stories from Our Projects Related to Slavery

She has a story to tell. Meet the women in our partner programs whose lives have been affected by Slavery:

 

Alida

At one home where she lived for a long time, she was awakened at 4 am and sent out to work in the garden until 4 pm. As soon as she came in from the garden, she was sent to the bar to sell drinks until midnight. Read one girl's story of labor trafficking and finding freedom. >

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More Stories Related to:  Education // Poverty // Slavery

 

 
 

Hikima

Imagine being a young girl and losing your mother just as you’re entering adolescence. Read how Hikima, an HIV+ widow in Burundi is overcoming tough circumstances and finding confidence. >

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More Stories Related to:  AIDS // Education // Poverty // Slavery

 

 
 

MONIA

“I am no more orphan. I am no more widow. I am beyond all that.” Read Monia's victorious story. >

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More Stories Related to:  Poverty // Slavery // Violence

 

 

 

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