At 14, Eka learned that her parents were planning her marriage to a man 20 years older. But she wasn’t ready to get married.
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“Realizing this sad news, I asked God to give me strength and discernment. I remembered the teachings from Channels of Hope…”
“I have increased my self-esteem, my awareness, and now I can support other women that are living in the same conditions of violence…”
Here I want to say that everyone is equal; girls and boys are the same. I firmly believe that we, the girls, can equally contribute to society…
DREAMS gave Daisy the courage to go back to school after dropping out. Now she wants to be a teacher and show others the power of girls’ education.
In Uganda, World Vision taught Pricilia to advocate for girls’ education and empowerment. “My dream is to become the first female president of this country.”
Veronica was on the path to early marriage. But now she’s back in the classroom and mentoring other students at school and in her community.
In response to this violation of girls’ rights, World Vision is equipping government ministries, faith leaders, parents, and community members to act.
Ejang is one of more than 38,000 girls supported by the World Vision SAGE DREAMS project in Uganda. She’s determined, resilient, and empowered.