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The State We're In 2012, Story of the Week, part 3

From: Radio Netherlands Worldwide
Series: The State We're In 2012, Story of the Week
Length: 05:00

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Chris Mburu was sometimes kicked out of his village school in Kenya because his family couldn’t afford the fees.

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THE STATE WE’RE IN, STORY OF THE WEEK

DATE:             20 January 2012

HOST:            Jonathan Groubert

TAGS: A Small Act, Chris Mburu, Hilde Back, child sponsorship, Harvard Law School

DESCRIPTION: Chris Mburu was sometimes kicked out of his village school in Kenya because his family couldn’t afford the fees. But an anonymous sponsor paid his way through primary school and Chris eventually made it to Harvard Law school, and is now a human rights lawyer. This is the story of his long-awaited meeting with his benefactor, a Swedish woman named Hilde Back.

TSWI, STORY OF THE WEEK, 20 JANUARY 2012

IN: [music] I’m Jonathan Groubert...

RUNS: 5:00

OUT: ... that’s t.s.w.i.-dot-org.

SUGGESTED OUTRO/EXTRO: You can hear the full version of this story on The State We’re In from Radio Netherlands Worldwide at [TIME] right here on [STATION].

 

 

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THE STATE WE’RE IN, STORY OF THE WEEK

DATE:             20 January 2012

HOST:            Jonathan Groubert

TAGS: A Small Act, Chris Mburu, Hilde Back, child sponsorship, Harvard Law School

DESCRIPTION: Chris Mburu was sometimes kicked out of his village school in Kenya because his family couldn’t afford the fees. But an anonymous sponsor paid his way through primary school and Chris eventually made it to Harvard Law school, and is now a human rights lawyer. This is the story of his long-awaited meeting with his benefactor, a Swedish woman named Hilde Back.

TSWI, STORY OF THE WEEK, 20 JANUARY 2012

IN: [music] I’m Jonathan Groubert...

RUNS: 5:00

OUT: ... that’s t.s.w.i.-dot-org.

SUGGESTED OUTRO/EXTRO: You can hear the full version of this story on The State We’re In from Radio Netherlands Worldwide at [TIME] right here on [STATION].