Unstable jobs. Food insecurity. High levels of illiteracy. With so many odds against you, it can be easy to feel hopeless and simply want to give up. These are the thoughts and struggles that continue to trap many people like Roger in extreme poverty in Uganda.
At just 13-years-old, Mercy was one of many thousands of girls in Uganda who had to leave school because her parents could no longer afford to pay tuition for her, preferring to pay for her brothers instead.