Africa's Daughters

Categories: Shorts
25min | 2008
In a country where a high school education is generally reserved for boys, Hoctavia is one of 31 children, most of whom dropped out of school. Ruth lives in a tiny apartment in one of Kampala's poorest neighborhoods with her mother and three siblings. Graduating from high school is the only way they can lift themselves and their families out of poverty. Like millions of girls in Africa who will never move beyond primary school, their challenges are not unique -- their journey is.

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Topics: Gender, Africa, Poverty, Children, Education, International, Global, High School, Opportunity, Family, Closed Caption
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Bonita Hyman
Bonita Hyman
May 21, 2014
A
Absolutely inspiring -- an object lesson in the value of education and how we dare not take it for granted.
Katie Might
Katie Might
January 25, 2014
A
Malin Skutnabba
Malin Skutnabba
December 29, 2013
A+
Goru Aclan Ceo
Goru Aclan Ceo
August 25, 2013
A
Louise Griffiths
Louise Griffiths
August 20, 2013
A+
Jeffrey Kallmeyer
Jeffrey Kallmeyer
May 5, 2013
WoW I think everybody can learn something from this video. Hard work, perseverance, and courage and you can do what you want no matter what your obstacles.
Moyé Theloveprize
Moyé Theloveprize
April 21, 2013
lorsqu'on vous aide à sortir de là soyez reconnaissant.
Karen Irving
Karen Irving
April 15, 2013
Africa's Daughters Synopsis. In a country where a high school education is generally reserved for boys, Hoctavia is one of 31 children, most of whom dropped out of school. Ruth lives in a tiny apartment in one of Kampala's poorest neighborhoods with her mother and three siblings. Graduating from high school is the only way they can lift themselves and their families out of poverty. Like millions of girls in Africa who will never move beyond primary school, their challenges are not unique. Their journey is.