at 9 years old Gladys has experienced alot, including her parents planning to marry her off. While working for Gold Miners after being passed to another family member, the District Educational Officer took her to a school so she could be educated. Although safe, her life is difficult without the support of her family, but she is grateful for education and working hard at school. I met this shy girl one afternoon, her school master singled her out to meet wtih myself and Sol Garcia of Project X Impact.
ONE IN SEVEN GIRLS IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES WILL BE MARRIED BEFORE THEY ARE FIFTEEN.
Statistics show that girls that recieve education make better decisions regarding their own future and that of their own children which include having less children, and educating those children so that they continue to make better decisions.