Girls Shall Rise [GSR]: Kadiatu Kamara

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Girls Shall Rise [GSR]: Kadiatu Kamara

Kadiatu was 13 years old when she cone in contact with the Bright Light Projects Sierra Leone, under the Mend The Gap Project For Ebola Orphan And Surviving Children.

Kadiatu is an orphan who has lost both parents as a result of the ebola epidemic, after which, the only appropriate family member was her aged grandmother.

Kadiatu then not having much facility of basic needs, and through peer group influence took the decision of joining her friend on the street as a sex-worker as a means of survival. she then dropped out from school.

The vulnerable orphan under the Bright Light Mend The Gap For Ebola Children In 2017  became a beneficiary, where she was enrolled by the Bright Light Project at the Birch Memorial Seccondary School Lower Secondary 2, through the support of BLP.

Notwithstanding, Bright Light Projects is providing counseling, career session training for the beneficiary, follow-up monitoring both in school and at home; educational and financial support; also ensuring that she also gives a positive contribution in society.

With this support from BLP Kadiatu Kamara has successfully sat the past Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE), and was admitted to Senior Secondary School (SSS1) in the arts faculty, the beneficiary is still attending and currently at higher secondary 2. And doing extremely well.

Kadiatu Kamara Ebola Orphan who was also a Commercial Sex Worker
Kadiatu Kamara Ebola Orphan who was also a Commercial Sex Worker

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