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Betty's Story

Each and every Mirembe necklace tells the story of a woman who is bringing hope and positive change to her life. Meet Betty Orama - Age: 44 Status: I am a widow and a mother to six beautiful children; Lenyaro (23), Kevin (20), Daniel (17), Petra (13), Patricia (11), Moses (9.) My husband was killed in a motorcycle accident in 2009. Where are you from originally? I grew up in Gulu (northern Uganda.) In 1999 we left because of the war. My mother made sure that we would move to a safer place. After a year in the new place we left again to another area because my parents couldn’t afford to send us to school. Education: I was in...

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