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HELP WIDOWS TODAY EVEN WHEN YOU KNOW THEY CANNOT PAY YOU BACK

By Breakthrough M. Alpha

According to a World Bank report from 2017, "one in ten African women over the age of 14 is widowed."

Sierra Leone is a country where most widows are going through hell and their rights are muzzled.

Most of the windows no longer have any claim to the land they worked and the home they lived with their husbands; widows are not given any inheritance; their in-laws steal all of their properties; and too many nations do not offer widows pensions. At a tender age, I nerve love the name 'widow' even without knowing the meaning, but this satisfies the saying 'When I was a child, I spoke like a child, thought like a child, and reasoned like a child. When I became an adult, I no longer used childish ways.'


When I lost my father, my understanding of the topic of widowhood was illuminated like a torch, and I realized that my mother must fight the struggles of life by herself in order to keep us alive. My mother struggled to find a way to support the family because the only source of money she had was the disrespectful teacher's salary. Teachers in those days might go for weeks, months, or even years without receiving a paycheck, and my mother was one of them since children were also affected by it. She will starve herself on days when there is little food and appear to be fine so that we can live. As we all know, you can't call a dragon to a fight without expecting its fire, thus Windows will stop at nothing to ensure that their children live. The Jamil and Nyanga Jaward Foundation has been working hard to rescue these widows from their dreadful situations and eventually transform their lives. Despite this, we also welcome those who put humanity first and bring color to these widows. Many people in this world achieve success with the aid of others. Don't increase the number of those who turn away the poor.

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