A Girl’s Journey from Dollar-a-day Malawi to Elite US Prep School

A Girl’s Journey from Dollar-a-day Malawi to Elite US Prep School

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malawi-girl-scholarship-wh.jpgIn an unlikely journey that most girls in Malawi can only dream of, a 16-year-old from a rural village spent the summer attending Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire.

She’s one of 17 girls who go to secondary school in Malawi thanks to scholarships from Advancing Girls’ Education in Africa (AGE), a small nonprofit organization founded four years ago with donations from Christian Science Monitor readers.

She wants to use her time at Exeter in pursuit of her goal: helping to ease the shortage of doctors in Malawi by becoming one.

(Continue reading in the CS Monitor)

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