Helping girls in Kenya stay in school and control their futures

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by New Day Producers

KING5.com

Posted on October 10, 2012 at 11:00 AM

Updated Thursday, Oct 11 at 9:03 AM

What would you do if you could take a year off?

We all have different answers to that question, whether it is spending time with family, traveling, volunteering, or going back to school. Microsoft Vice President, Margo Day took a year off to help thousands of girls in rural Kenya stay in school and gain better control of their futures. She did that, in part, by helping build a school, to give girls access to education about choices regarding their futures. What an important message in time to celebrate International Day of the Girl, which takes place tomorrow. We were honored to welcome Margo Day on New Day with this terrific story of affirmation.

For more information about Margo's work in Kenya, including how to help, please click here.

To read Margo's blog, please click here.

For more information about how World Vision is helping children around the world, please visit their blog by clicking here.

To learn more about (and contribute to) International Day of the Girl, which takes place on October 11, 2012, please click here.

 

 

 

 

 

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