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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Give kids a chance to live and thrive

Last week was an amazing time with the pope’s visit and the world leaders announcing the new Sustainable Development Goals to end poverty and hunger and ensure everyone has access to quality education and health care by 2030. Congress is also launching bipartisan efforts to end preventable maternal and child deaths.

I’m excited about how the work is changing because growing up in rural Kenya was not an easy task. The struggle to survive and get anywhere close to success was tough. So, when I finally got the opportunity to join my husband in the United States, I knew that my children would have a better chance in life than I did.

I remember the birth of my little girl in Christiana Hospital in Newark, like it was yesterday. I not only had my doctor present, but my midwife, a nurse and a pediatrician were present, too! I mean, it was a full house.

Click the link below to read the whole story written by Alice Aluoch, Founder Mfariji Africato Delaware State News.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Give kids a chance to live and thrive

 


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