September 2021: Thanks to the generous donation from Joyce Jorgensen, Reta has been re-enrolled into school for the 2021/2022 school year. She was promoted to the 3rd grade this year and still wants to be a seamstress when she grows up. She continues to live with her aunt.
September 2020: Meet Reta, who has been generously sponsored by Joyce Jorgensen on behalf of the estate of Dennis Valstad. She is 10 years old and is in the 2nd grade this year. She lives in Sehyi Geh, Liberia with her aunt. Her mother died in childbirth and her father abandoned her after meeting a new lady about 2 years ago. Her interests are cooking and dancing and she hopes to be a seamstress when she grows up.