September 2021: Thanks to the generous donation from Laura Stoller, Blessing has been re-enrolled into school for the 2021/2022 school year. She was promoted to the 4th grade this year and still wants to be a bank manager when she grows up. She continues to live with her grandmother.

September 2020:  Meet Blessing, who has been generously sponsored by Laura Stoller. She is 8 years old and is in the 3rd grade this year. She lives in Duazon, Liberia with her grandmother.  Blessing was 6 months old when her 17-year-old mother dropped her off at her grandmother’s house saying: “I am told young to take care of a child. I just don’t have money to take care of the baby. Her father wants nothing to do with me. And I don’t want to throw her away the way other people can do”. Please take her for me so she can have a chance to live. They day I get the hand, I will come for her.”.    Her interests are being with grandmother and she hopes to be a bank manager when she grows up.