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Read Jariatu's story

Jariatu is our Handicrafts teacher at the Kabor Project. Jariatu was taken by the rebels during the war, into the bush for many years. She came back to the City after the war, clearly traumatised. Her parents had died and she was on the streets.

She was helped by all the staff at the Centre and is now the Handicrafts Teacher. Nonetheless, it's not a fairytale ending for Jariatu as life is still hard. Resources are limited at the Centre, there is no running water and she takes care of five members of her family now on a low income, putting some of that income back into the Kabor Project to make ends meet.

She said "I didn't have anything in my life...I will live as an example to others".

To find out more about the Kabor Project and see some pictures of Jariatu and the girls at Kabor, please click here.

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