Mwajuma is beautiful young woman with a wonderful smile. She was married and had a child. She went away to visit family for a short time after having the baby, and when she returned, her husband told her that he didn’t want her any more. He left her for another woman. Her child is now 3 years old. She is now in the MAP program and has started a used clothing business. Right now, Neema is supporting her with money for food every month. She plans to build her business, and Neema will also be giving her a sewing machine.
Orphans are easier to ignore before you know their names. They are easier to ignore before you see their faces. It is easier to pretend they’re not real before you hold them in your arms. But once you do, everything changes.