I met my father when I was around twelve years old. Even though I had lived the first twelve years of my life only knowing what he looked and sounded like, it was good to know I had a father. His absence was never felt. I was surrounded by people who gave me what I […]
Dear [fatherless] daughter, Your life may never be the same again, The void your father left seems to grow bigger over time. You may not have had the best relationship with him, Yet you still find yourself begging him in your head to come back. Perhaps you were too young to remember him, Perhaps […]
I lost my father when I was 11. He died of a heart attack. The pre-teen girl I was had to grow at a very high speed. My life changed completely as my family moved to another city, my mother became a single mom who had to care for 4 children while I had […]
In a four-hectares natural area located in the midst of the Pahou forest, in the town of Ouidah, educator and environmental advocate Mere Jah founded a Centre of Awakening, Animation and Stimulation for Children (CEVASTE).
For the past 10 years, activist, educator and human rights worker, Claire Ndi Samba, has been working to support the children of prison inmates in Cameroon.