We were there to focus on job training, but young men and women were telling us stories of abusive relationships, early pregnancy, alcohol and drug abuse, and other high risk behaviors.
Orphans and vulnerable children have unique needs and challenges overall, and particularly as they strive to continue their education and join the workforce.
What does it mean to be a leader? Last week I was reminded that profound change does not start just from a high office or a news headline. It ripples out from thoughtful individuals who see the potential for a better future.
Meet Fatmata and Fatou, two young women in different parts of Senegal, who've both learned valuable life skills by participating in Passport to Success® training under YouthMap Casamance.