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    Getting Fatima ready for her next sale

    Day 27

    Market Ready

    Hello, hello! It’s our second-to-last day in Garowe, Somalia. We’ve decided to spend these two days with another Fatima, let’s call her Fatima H!

    Fatima H. supports 15 children—13 are her own biological children, and two others are adopted. Her husband is around, but unfortunately, he has a brain tumor that prohibits him from working much. Most of the time, he works basic jobs on a limited basis.

    To earn money, Fatima H. is a part time butcher, and each morning she sells a goat or sheep in the market. She keeps plenty busy the rest of the day, and usually spends her afternoons managing a shop that she runs out of her home. There, she sells vegetables and other basic goods like soap, all while taking care of her children.

    We decided to help Fatima H. with a portion of her work, so went with her to pick out a goat. Now, she’s ready for her next morning at the market!

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    Meet Sam!

    Sam developed an interest in forced displacement, food insecurity, and identity while working on her master’s degree. She’s now using this knowledge to support Changemakers 365 across our country programs. When she’s not off on a work trip, she’s busy fermenting beverages, training for half marathons, or listening to podcasts at her home in Minneapolis.

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