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The Story Jenika s life changed in an instant One day she lived in the countryside with her mother and ten siblings, and the next she moved with her aunt to the city, where she was promised an education but was instead forced into a life of cooking, cleaning, and despair The only thing that kept her going was her singing Read this inspiring tale of a girl who overcame the odds, written by girls who understand her struggle The Story Behind the Story Written by a team of young women served by the Restavek Freedom Foundation, Jenika Sings For Freedom aims to raise awareness about the inhumanity and injustice of child slavery in Haiti At the same time, the books give these young women the opportunity to shape the stories of their own lives with power and possibility and hope This project was a collaboration between Restavek Freedom Foundation and Shout Mouse Press Restavek Freedom Foundation is a nonprofit organization based in Port au Prince, Haiti and Cincinnati, Ohio with a mission to end child slavery in Haiti in our lifetime Since its inception in 2007, Restavek Freedom has worked on behalf of the 300,000 children living as restavek in Haiti We advocate for children by providing educational opportunities for those living in restavek, influencing communities to help change cultural norms regarding restavek, and mobilizing community leaders to stand up for freedom To learn , visit Shout Mouse Press is a nonprofit writing program and publishing house for unheard voices We were founded in Washington, DC in 2014 Shout Mouse partners with nonprofit organizations serving communities in need to design book projects that help further their mission Our authors have produced original children s books, memoir collections and novels in stories To learn and to see a full catalog of Shout Mouse titles, visit

Title : Jenika Sings for Freedom (Restavek Freedom Writers) (Volume 1)
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ISBN : 0692321519
Format Type : Paperback
Language : English
Publisher : Shout Mouse Press, Inc October 26, 2014
Number of Pages : 46 pages
File Size : 698 KB
Status : Available For Download
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