By Bright Mudonga

An 18 year old grade 8 girl of Makonkoto Primary School in Chief Sinazongwe’s area in Sinazongwe District has opted to go back to School after being in Marriage for two years.

Letty Mudenda has been out of school for 2 years has told Choma Maanu News that getting married as a child is a bad thing adding that girls have to wait until they become adults before considering marriage.

Mudenda says despite missing two years of schooling, she is now glad to be in the class room again, and has new hope for her life.
She said although her classmates are younger, they are understanding and treat her as they do to everyone else.
And Mr. Daniel Siatwiinda the Head teacher for Makonkoto School, says he is happy with the decision of the girl has made.

Mr. Siatwiinda was speaking in Sinazongwe during the closure of a one-day training on psychosocial live skills for peer educators organized by Kaluli Development Foundation KDF through SUGEP Project.


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