Education is the most powerful weapon we can use to save the world.
– Nelson Mandela
I'm Sara Mwamlima. I was born here in the states, but having a father who is from Africa,
I grew up hearing the stories about how fortunate we are growing up here in America;
how so many kids in Africa have nothing, not even a pencil to write with.
Growing up, I always had a mental picture of how deprived many students where, but it
wasn’t until I took a mission trip to Kenya at a young age that my eyes were truly opened
to how desperately in need these students were for even the most basic school essentials,
and how without them their education was suffering. I knew I wanted to change that.
I know I can't change the world, but I knew even if I changed the lives of hundreds by
improving their education it would make all the difference!