Disrespected, but now befriended

Sister Nzigire is the mother of five children whose life changed when the church brought Bridge to Reading to her village.

“A lady used to let her goats in my field where they destroyed my crops.  One day she saw me with my Bible, an exercise book, and a pen.  She was surprised and declared that she did not know I was educated.  When my neighbor learned that I could read and write she respected me and wanted to be my friend.”

This is the translation of the story Nzigire dictated to her tutor (in Swahili) and then learned to read:


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