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    Growing green spaces for Faridah and Dani

    Day 9

    A Breath of Fresh Air

    Faridah and her brother Dani are refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo. They have a small music studio in their home, producing music that’s personal to them…about their experiences as refugees and what life is like in Uganda.

    Faridah and Dani live in a crowded neighborhood in Kyaka Refugee Settlement – many people living there come from cities in DRC, and tend to prefer living close to their neighbors. But there isn’t a lot of green space to go around.

    As the siblings graciously welcomed us into their home, we talked about how a spark of green might bring a breath of fresh air to their home, but also their neighbors’.

    We brought trees upon trees to their neighborhood, filling the nooks and crannies with their growing roots.

    On top of making music, Faridah helps run a local school – so we got trees for the students, too.

    “These trees will change the school and the well-being of our children,” said Faridah. “Thank you for everything.”

    This day of change brought to you by Greater Goods.

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