RESILIENCE

Indira Kinglocke-Archer
Posted February 6, 2020 from Bahamas
Resilience - Building Girls to Impact Their World
#GirlsEmpowerment

Hope says to never give up even when life gives you so many reasons to do so. After the monstrous hurricane, Dorian hit The Bahamas, pain, agony and hopelessness plagues the landscape of our nation. After losing my husband and the father of my two children, Imara and Omar Jr, I did not know how to proceed in our girls mentoring. I did not know if I could pour in the lives of others after feeling so broken and confused. I did not know how to proceed when our funders are dissolved. I still don't know the how but I know the why and that is good enough for me. My driving force today is looking in the eyes of girls and see their hurt, knowing what they have endured. Our programme mentor girls who live in urban communities, many are high crime areas, there are so witness violent crimes, domestic violence, gang initiations, prostitution and drug usage. I wanted to quit but I can not, knowing this work can impact their lives and show them that they can overcome their life challenges. I want to teach our girls that you are greater than where you live and that greatest lives on the inside of you.

 

 

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Jill Langhus
Feb 07
Feb 07

Welcome back, Indira!

How are you? Oh, wow! When was this hurricane, dear? I'm so sorry you lost your husband, but I'm glad you haven't given up on your organization and mentoring girls. Your work is very important. Do you still want to quit? How can we help?

What is your organization's website and or social media page(s), so we can like/follow them?

Hang in there. We're here for you!

XX

The hurricane was August 31st and September 1st, 2019. Yes I do want to quit everyday if I may be honest here. Our program Resilience Girls Empowerment Program use the Creative Arts infuse with character building. We are truly in need of Dance attire and uniform.
Here is the link to our page: https://www.facebook.com/ResilienceGirls/?ref=br_rs

Jill Langhus
Feb 08
Feb 08

Oh, I see. Aw:-( Of course you can be honest.

Do you have a fundraiser, dear? You can share it on the World Pulse "resources" page. I will like your FB page.

I'm looking forward to hearing more about your program and work.

XX

ANNITA
Feb 07
Feb 07

Hello sister Indira, sorry for the loss of your husband. You did well to stand up, pick up your broken pieces and forge ahead. Keep doing your work and the blessings will follow. When there is a will there will always be a way. Never give up.

Thank you my sister.

Welcome back, Indira,

Oh, I am so sorry for your lost, dear. Yes, I've heard about Dorian. So tragic. How brave and resilient you are for fighting to live, my sister. Sending you hugs across shores. I'm so proud of how courageous and compassionate you are. Keep up the great work, dear!

Please keep writing here especially on times when you feel so down and want to quit, we are here to encourage you. You need not go through life alone. Hugs!

Anita Shrestha
Feb 09
Feb 09

Dear Sis
Thank you for sharing. Please keep it continue

Beth Lacey
Feb 10
Feb 10

I am sorry for your pain. Hopefully, your mentorship can also give you joy