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Beatrices Dream

FREE READ ↠ Beatrices Dream N of Nairobi The slum covers 25 suare kilometres 630 acres There are no roads and few of the residents have modern toilets clean drinking water or electricity The crime rate is high and disease spreads rapidly in the unsanitary conditionsMany people come to Kibera from rural areas to look for jobs in the city A large proportion of the children have become orphans because so many adults have died from AIDS – many people in Kibera are infected with the HIVAIDS virusA number of organisations work in the slum offering medical care finding jobs and houses and encouraging people to take part in sports and education KIKOSHEP Kibera Community Self Help Program provides care and advice for people with HIVAIDS They also have a you. Simple touching hopeful nonfiction picture book about a 13 year old orphan girl living in a Kenyan slum A Christmas Affair kilometres 630 acres There are no roads and few of the residents have modern toilets clean drinking water or electricity The crime rate is high and disease spreads rapidly in the unsanitary conditionsMany people come to Kibera from rural areas to look for jobs in the city A large proportion of the children have become orphans because so many adults have died from AIDS – many people in Kibera are infected with the HIVAIDS virusA number of organisations work in the slum offering medical care finding jobs and houses and encouraging people to take part in sports and education KIKOSHEP Kibera Community Self Help Program provides care and advice for people with HIVAIDS They also have a you. Simple touching hopeful nonfiction picture book about a 13 year old orphan girl living in a Kenyan slum

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FREE READ ↠ Beatrices Dream Beatrice is a thirteen year old orphan in Kibera Nairobi a Kenyan shantytown built on refuse and rubbish and one of the biggest slums in Africa In this book she describes her life her walk to school the dust that blows between her teeth and the mud she wades through her teacher's down to earth encouragement her fear of being alone how safe she feels at schoolThis sensitive account in words and photographs reveals the realities of life for some of the world's most deprived people and offers hope as Beatrice follows her dreamAbout Kibera slumKibera is in Nairobi the capital city of Kenya in east Africa It is one of the largest slums in the world with over half a million people living there – about a uarter of the populatio. Fascinating story interesting pictures I m glad this is written by people who have spent an extensive amount of time in Africa rather than just dropping in writing a story then leaving

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FREE READ ↠ Beatrices Dream Th centre where youngsters like Beatrice can go for health information and advice The centre shows films and arranges sports and social eventsI first met Beatrice at the KIKOHEP primary school Since then she has graduated at the top of her class and is eligible to go on to secondary school In Kibera this is most children’s dream – they see education as the best way to escape from the slumBut sadly many girls are sent away by their families into arranged marriages or end up on the street as prostitutes so they are never able to realise their dreamThe Kenyan Government and the United Nations have now started building new homes in Kibera so that they can move thousands of people out of the slum into better living conditio. Grades 1 6 Looks at an orphan living in the slums of Nairobi Tells about what everyday life is like and how education is an important way to overcome adversity