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Introducing our 6th Deaf Dreamer: Phina!

Hello everyone - I have the best news to announce! Phina from Uganda has become our 6th Deaf Dreamer! Her background story is unique and proves her inner strength. So many miracles have fallen into place for this amazing woman. With the help of her supportive parents, she was able to start college last year (a rarity in Uganda!). However, during her first semester, her parents were murdered by armed robbers and her she had to pull out of school to fetch and sell water to meet her basic needs. Her parents' family adopted all of her siblings except Phina, because she is deaf. (Traditionally, I have been told, Deaf are considered "mad" and "hopeless" by hearing people.) Thankfully, Oryem Sunday