Kellers in Africa

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What is it like to be a single mom in Africa?

For many African girls, motherhood begins when their childhood is destroyed... and that happens all too often at a very young age.

For many African girls, motherhood begins when their childhood is destroyed… and that happens all too often at a very young age.

 

In a certain sense, single moms in Zambia are similar to their American counterparts.  They work, they do the best for their kids, they worry about the future, and they get very little sleep.  However, there are some very real, very sobering differences.  Most single moms in America don’t have to decide between prostitution and starvation.  In America there are a lot of social programs, after school care options, and subsidies available to help make ends meet.

In Africa, the choices are much, MUCH more limited.

Follow me to the ITMI blog and meet Rachel, a single mom and amazing lady…….

 

A Typical Yet Exceptional Story

 

 

 

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a wife, a mommy, a missionary, a teacher, a writer. I'm living a colorful life in Africa.

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  1. Beautiful essay! So insightful, articulate and powerful. Your interpretation of the widow’s life inspires such compassion and care for them.

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