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Never lose hope

Katushabe Patience, Maisha, 8 min

A story about Grace, a 16-year-old girl, who is taken in by her aunt after her mother’s death and forced to become the family housemaid. Grace hopes to be able to go back to school but her aunt refuses to pay attention saying she doesn’t have money. Even when Grace manages to get a scholarship her aunt refuses to let her go and destroys the scholarship letter. Grace writes a letter to her teacher explaining the situation, which is delivered by her friend Gift. Her teacher confronts Grace’s Aunt about the situation. Will they be able to resolve the situation and get Grace back into school?

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