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Transcript “One Girl’s Voice Rising from the Slums; I Love Reading!” Video

This could be your friend; sister; daughter; this is your/her story.

Doris (student). “We are in Kibera, this is my neighborhood and this is my way to school every day.’ In Africa’s largest urban slum, education is a game-changer. “My father passed on in 1998 and my mother passed on in 2003. I don’t know what my father passed away of but my mother passed away because of tuberculosis.” Worldreader. “I hope to get good grades in my national exams so that I can get sponsorship easily for joining university. I like reading because if I read I just feel good. It doesn’t make me idle.” (Singing: I’ve got my mind made up and I won’t turn back because I want to see my Jesus…”) “I feel fine and I feel free when I am reading a storybook or a novel. It’s a way of enjoying myself.” (Reading) “…next morning Nancy went to the ship’s library and searched the internet for a list of cruise staff….” “I would like to be a doctor in the future, when I grow up and finish my education (music). I am thankful for the e-reader because it helps me to learn more.”