A NEW YORK MENTORSHIP PROGRAM CATERS TO THE UNIQUE NEEDS OF IMMIGRANT GIRLS
 

In 2003, my parents didn’t expect that leaving their home country of Togo would mean leaving one of their children behind. I was only nine months at the time, so I didn’t have any memories of my life back there, but hearing my mom talk about Togo and how she had to leave my older sister behind because she wouldn’t have been able to take care of the both of us made me understand the sacrifices she made to come to the United States.

With the help of SPEAK Mentorship, I am able to share my past experiences and how it has molded me into a bold individual. Read more…

 
Hetal Jani