This past summer, I had the opportunity to meet Upasna at the Yale Young Global Scholars program! She is an amazing friend and changemaker who blogs at https://upasnaabarathh.wordpress.com/ and is also a writer for Rookie magazine and Young Global Initiative. A few months ago, I interviewed her over email, and her life is truly an inspiration! Tell me a little about yourself! I was born in Naperville Illinois, and shortly after my parents got divorced. Because my mother was
Kadi is thirty-two years old and lives in a Gerehun refugee village in Eastern Sierra Leone with her supportive husband and family. Although she has had five pregnancies, she has no surviving children. Her children have died at ages one, three, four and five, and during her fifth pregnancy, she spent three days in obstructed labor. After her painful labor process, she finally gave birth to her stillborn child. Because of the obstructed labor, she developed obstetric fistula.
Pretty Purposeful would like to thank the Virgin Unite team and Emily-Rose Rolfe for the lovely article about us on Virgin.com (link below). Thank you so much for helping us to spread awareness about our cause! http://www.virgin.com/unite/our-community/are-you-in-camp-pretty-purposeful #virgin #virginunite #socialentrepreneurship #sierraleone #nonprofit #news #media #girlpower #interview #fistula #charity #campprettypurposeful #africa
We're so excited to be working with Seventeen Magazine as part of the Seventeen Network! In this video we'll be discussing the #17girlpower tag. Check out the other girl power videos here: http://bit.ly/GirlPowerTagVideos :) #seventeen #seventeenmagazine #girlpower #17girlpower