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Every Girl Has a Dream

Bertha Bessy Phiri

Lusaka, Zambia

Volunteer, National Organisation for Women in Sport, Physical Activity and Recreation

You do not have to be a computer genius to be part of DST. I thought my story was bad; sitting and listening to others tell their story I got encouraged and motivated. The beauty of storytelling is that you find peace after telling your story.

Every girl has a dream

Dirty and different; that is what I felt. I was abused twice in my life. At this particular time of my life there was no hope, lost dreams, dreams that I thought will never come true have come true. Today I tell my story to a thousand girls so that they realize that dreams can come true.