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Rita: S792-FLO

October 2022


Eight-year-old Rita lives in Flowin, Liberia with her grandmother and seven extended family members.  Rita’s mother has an undiagnosed illness that rendered her unable to care for Rita and her father abandoned the family several years ago.  Her grandmother does subsistence farming and cannot afford to send Rita to school.  Rita is in kindergarten class and dreams of being a businesswoman one day.  She said she want to take care of her mother and grandmother. Sponsored by: Hope & Elizabeth Mikkelson

Photos of Rita Throughout The School Years: