Aim for the Big Change

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Meet RPL. Ten years ago she was hopping from one bus to another, singing for some small change for the bus passengers. Today, she has completed her high school education, and she has done it in flying colours, being among the best graduates in her class. RPL is a unique girl. We met her in […]

Story Of Ambon

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by Sammy Ladh Is it possible that a former street child, who did not complete high school, become a trainer for chef candidates who are college graduates? It is possible. Yes, I can! This phrase is popular in the world of sports, as a shout to boost the spirit of the competing athletes. In Dream […]

A Dream for Solidarity

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by Sammy Ladh “You may say I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one..” This old song by John Lennon echoed in my head when I began writing this story. Dreaming is a pleasant thing to do. A life without a dream is an empty and meaningless life. Carl Sandburg said, “nothing happens unless […]

I’m Cool Here

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We real cool. We Left school. We Lurk late. We Strike straight. We Sing sin. We Thin gin. We Jazz June. We Die soon. This poem “The Pool Players” by Gwendolyn Brooks came to mind when I heard about the passing away of one of the street children that we advocated. “Paimo”, that’s how we […]