Dear Betty! On 22 June , as you embark on your “40th” year on Earth, I and many other friends from ALL corners of the World join you on this most joyous life milestone event! You have come along way in your Journey my friend. With your compassion and tireless efforts to help “Save and Protect” Girls worldwide, I know you well enough in that you have so much left to do.
As reflected in the Collage photo below, “It’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years”.
With that said, I send you best wishes, much love, tons of hugs and warm greetings. May you have a wonderful and blessed day!
Additional links / background information:
ONE OF CNN’S 2009 HEROES OF THE YEAR & FOUNDER OF THE GIRL CHILD NETWORK:
Watch Betty’s CNN All-Star Heroes Tribute:
Betty Makoni Website:
Tapestries of Hope – Film Documentary. By Film Director, Micheleane Cristini Risley
The most striking element of the documentary Tapestries of Hope is not the hell that the young rape survivors profiled have lived through, but their unbreakable spirit. The film is a vibrant international call to action and a breathtaking portrait of hope in the face of overwhelming odds.
Tapestries of Hope Facebook Link:
Betty’s Visit to Philadelphia (Photo journal): Pre-Launch of Girl Child Network, Villanova University:
How you can help Worldwide:
Girl Child Network – Zimbabwe:
About Ben Escobar
Principal of Ben Escobar & Associates
Within various developing third-world countries (Africa (Rwanda, Uganda, South Africa, Namibia, Sudan, Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya), Guyana, Haiti, Vietnam), I assist with the development of technical infrastructure design, implementation, supply chain, logistics management information systems (LMIS) and patient care systems with a focus on serving and providing HIV/AIDS essential medicines, Malaria Projects, commodities and supplies to patient communities. Prior to my current role, an IBM Healthcare Services Consulting Principal and, Divisional Senior Vice President with a National Healthcare Technology Firm and Director of Consulting for a PA-based Regional Accounting, Auditing and Consulting Services Firm.