Now It’s The Women’s Turn

Cynthia Reyes

Remember Kamala-Jean?

She’s the Toronto woman who — exactly two years ago — met a young vendor in a  South African market, and proceeded to help transform not only Happy’s life, but the life of his community back home in Malosa, Malawi.

Blog Photo - Kamala-Jean and Happy and FamilyBetween Happy’s leadership in his community in Malosa, and Kamala-Jean’s guidance, personal philanthropy and fundraising back in Toronto, the first school was built last year. Three times the number of children they expected were enrolled.

Blog Photo - Kamala-Jean Women smile in schoolyard

Blog Photo - Kamala-Jean -- Schoolbuilding from sideAnd now there’s more great news! 

Blog Photo - Kamala-Jean -- Two girls in uniformsIt starts with this photo. Kamala-Jean explains:

“After Happy sent me the photos with two little girls in blue uniform dresses, I thought: maybe the women could learn to sew and make uniforms and earn funds sewing for others in the community.  So I suggested it to Happy and immediately he responded.

“The women were interested — 40 signed up for sewing and literacy classes and agreed…

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About Bernadette

I live in the small town of Haddonfield, NJ. I am at an age in my life when I seem to spend time thinking and musing about life. These musings are usually stimulated by my walks through Haddonfield, my reading of books and fellow bloggers, and my interaction with my group of fabulous family and friends.

8 Responses

  1. Elizabeth Wallace

    Love this story, Bernadette! It sounds like Happy is the perfect name for this gentleman. Imagine how happy he is having accomplished all this! Thank you for posting.

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