Skip to comments.What can Melania Trump really accomplish in Africa? Plenty
Posted on 10/04/2018 8:52:46 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Melania Trump is keen to make a difference in the lives of children around the world and noted as much during a speech at the 73rd U.N. General Assembly. In her remarks, she made direct mention of the good work being led by fellow first ladies Rebecca Akufo-Addo, Margaret Kenyatta and Gertrude Mutharika.
First ladies, community activists and changemakers of all ages are moving the needle on important issues at local, national and regional levels. This work cannot be overlooked as Melania Trump travels to Ghana, Kenya, Malawi and Egypt.
Trump cited a desire to replicate U.S. programs "that are doing great things for children." But to make a lasting difference, she should also consider the success that is already happening in Africa. Though the world often narrows in on the obstacles, opportunity and optimism are in abundant supply.
For example, Vivian Onano of Kenya, who fought for her right to an education, works to improve outcomes for women and young people across the continent. A youth representative for UNESCO's Global Youth Monitoring Report, among numerous other affiliations, Vivian is dedicated to creating a more inclusive future.
Ghana's Fred Swaniker was concerned by the lack of leadership training and quality education available to young Africans. While at graduate school, he envisioned "a world-class academic institution where the most outstanding young students can develop into leaders who are passionate about the continent and eager to make an impact." Joining forces with other like-minded people, the African Leadership Academy was born. This year marks ALA's 10th anniversary....
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Take US taxpayers money to help the poor?
I didn’t hear a peep about her distributing funds in Africa. Do you have a source for your allegation?
Until they start digging their own privies, they won’t learn anything but the art of begging.
Mr. and Mrs. Donald Trump are fighting the forces of darkness globally. Theirs is a thankless war against the powers of the earth.
NBC news spent almost 30 seconds reporting about Melania’s Africa trip this AM. The hatred from the media is beyond disgusting.
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