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Find Me Unafraid characters Ö E-book, or Kindle E-pub ☆ Find Me Unafraid tells the uncommon love story between two uncommon people whose collaboration sparked a successful movement to transform the lives of vulnerable girls and the urban poor With a Foreword by Nicholas KristofThis is the story of two young people from completKennedy founded Kibera’s first tuition free school for girls a large bright blue building which stands as a bastion of hope in what once felt like a hopeless place But Jessica and Kennedy are just getting started they have expanded their model to connect essential services like health care clean water and economic empowerment programs They’ve opened an identical project in Mathare Kenya’s second largest slum and intend to expand their remarkably successful program for changeUltimately this is a love story about a fight against poverty and hopelessness the transformation made possible by a true love and the power of young people to have a deep impact on the wor. The partnership of Kennedy and Jessica has resulted in a successful model for positive change in challenged areas They do not sugarcoat the problems but the combination of education for girls social services for the community clean water and improved sanitation hope where there once was little of that Their love story of two people from radically different cultures learning to connect and grow was also inspiring I hope to read of their story and the continuing story of the Shining Hope for Communities movement in the future

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Rment group he called Shining Hope for Communities SHOFCO Then in 2007 Wesleyan undergraduate Jessica Posner spent a semester abroad in Kenya working with SHOFCO Breaking all convention she decided to live in Kibera with Kennedy and they fell in loveTheir connection persisted and Jessica helped Kennedy to escape political violence and fulfill his lifelong dream of an education at Wesleyan UniversityThe alchemy of their remarkable union has drawn the support of community members and celebrities alike The Clintons Mia Farrow and Nicholas Kristof are among their fans and their work has changed the lives of many of Kibera’s most vulnerable population its girls Jess and. The best non fiction book I've read this year In fact words cannot describe how fantastic this book was so I'll just write a few tidbits Kennedy Jessica's story about founding Shining Hope for Communities SHOFCO and starting the Kibera School for Girls in the slum of Kibera was inspiring heartbreaking and certainly eye opening I love how the book jumped back and forth to tell the story from each of their perspectives They had big dreams that seemed impossible but they showed that two people with passion courage and perseverance can truly make a difference In the end the duo is a powerful force for good that is giving their community not only hope but also opportunity and visionThis book affirmed again and again why extreme poverty and the education of girlswomen are the cornerstones of my family's global mission As Kennedy said “Talent is universal but opportunity is not” The things that others are forced to endure in their everyday lives are unfathomable and the fact that Kennedy was able to overcome his childhood of extreme poverty hopelessness and abuse is amazing Obviously I highly recommend giving this life changing book a read It has certainly made me appreciate all the things that I overlooked and took for granted as an American and as a woman that was lucky enough to win the birth lottery And now I'm asking what does love reuire of mePS This e book is available through the Hennepin County Library

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Find Me UnafraidFind Me Unafraid tells the uncommon love story between two uncommon people whose collaboration sparked a successful movement to transform the lives of vulnerable girls and the urban poor With a Foreword by Nicholas KristofThis is the story of two young people from completely different worlds Kennedy Odede from Kibera the largest slum in Africa and Jessica Posner from Denver Colorado Kennedy foraged for food lived on the street and taught himself to read with old newspapers When an American volunteer gave him the work of Mandela Garvey and King teenaged Kennedy decided he was going to change his life and his community He bought a soccer ball and started a youth empowe. Wow I just finished this awesome memoir and would not hesitate to recommend it to everyone I know Kennedy Odede grew up in the largest slum in Africa Kibera and the two authors narrate in alternating chapters He tells of his childhood of extreme poverty abuse and struggle in the slum which I think would break most people Jessica Posner a privileged 20 year old Wesleyan student on a semester abroad project in 2007 travels to Africa to help out with a theater group that Odede runs I will save the rest of their story for you to enjoy and savor It is a riveting memoir Suspenseful and absorbing and this true story of a man and a woman from two different worlds reveals how dramatically circumstances can change This book will stay with you long after you have finished it