Young Liberian T-Love Kaph, twelth years said poverty can only be reduced if women and girls are empowered through skills learning and Oxfam as such she encouraged continuous support to girl’s education and training.
In commemoration of the International Day of the Girl Child, Oxfam in Liberia on Wednesday offered its office to 12-year-old T-Love Kaph to act as its Country Director for a day.
The move was among other things intended to test her practical skills and future abilities of the talented and focused Liberian student.
Additionally, the brilliant initiative of the international body to host T-Love as its Country Director to raise her self-confidence as a girl and inspire her to lead.
While in office, she held meetings with Oxfam staff and expressed gratitude to Oxfam for accepting her despite her age.
T-Love speaking during the exercise said it was time that Oxfam put in more time to educate and empower rural women and girls.
“I am hoping that Oxfam will empower women and girls who are high school dropped-out and victims of sexual abuse and also help create opportunities like scholarship for formal and informal education,” She said.
She said that Oxfam should also create continuous awareness in urban and rural communities on sexual violence and child molestation.
The young potential activist is a ninth-grade student of the O’ Nance International Christian school, located at 72nd SKD Boulevard.
She is also a member of Global Initiatives to Rescue Disadvantage Girls (GIRDG)
GIRDG as an organization is all about rescuing disadvantage girls who are vulnerable.
GIRDG also focuses on issues that are affecting girl’s education, empowerment and healthy living.
Her dream is to become a medical Doctor, “I want to contribute to the health systems and healthy lifestyle of my country.”
Evelyn Fuller Jepekei, Oxfam, Country Finance Manager urged T-Love to be a role model for her peers.
“Go back to your community and make positive impacts, let us all help build the next generation,” said Evelyn.
She congratulated T-Love for a splendid performance on the one-day service, she she noted was very impressive.