When Lily Yoseph returned to her Ethiopian hometown, the poverty was heart-wrenching. She’s now helping the girls.

“You took me out of the darkness and brought the light into my life. You washed my clothes and clothed me…. I will never forget what you have done for me. Today, because of you, I can read and write.” Those words were part of a letter penned by Bontu, a young girl living in Ethiopia, who is now literate and able to pursue her education in a country where the opportunity to attend classes is often available only to boys.

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