A life basead on personal experience to help girls and Women being their voice in society

melucha
Posted December 2, 2019 from Mozambique

My name is Melucha Catsossa, degree in Anthropology in Mozambique, I am 27 years old, i am Mozambican, I am an orphan of a father and mother since I was 12 years old and I was chosen by an American Peace Corps teacher to be part of a group of activists of the Girls' Club in Development Education and Health at the University I was a Social Work activist and researcher in Young Women Leaders in Sexual and Reproductive Healfh and Rights, researcher Mapping Services, Actors, and Spaces of Influence in Supporting Orphaned and Vulnerable Children in the Communities of Tete and Manica Provinces in 2017, educator of the children at the São José de Cluny-Tete orphanage center school. Due to the hardships of life I was a child without a child and studied thanks to a scholarship, I currently work as an operator at the Security Control Center in a mining company Vale Moçambique in Tete province Mozambique this is not my passion because it has many orphaned children in my society suffering homelessness, without food unable to enter school and being raped. Just as I had help to study I want to be their voice and encouragement helping them so I ask your help to make this dream come true and show society that the fact that the child is an orphan is not the end of the world also has same rights as other children and stop mistreating them by using them as maids and being subjected to premature marriage.

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Hannah B
Dec 02, 2019
Dec 02, 2019

Hello Melucha,
Thank you for sharing your story with us!
I look forward to hearing more about your passion to help orphans to and prevent children from ending up in dangerous and damaging situations.
I am happy you are here on World Pulse and I hope you find support and encouragement here!
Kind regards,
Hannah

melucha
Dec 06, 2019
Dec 06, 2019

thank you very much, with your help I have made this dream of helping come true.
Regards
Melucha Catsossa

Corine Milano
Dec 02, 2019
Dec 02, 2019

Melucha, welcome to World Pulse. We're so happy to have you join us! Your vision for helping orphan children in your community is powerful, and I know you'll find many women here who share your dreams and can help you to make connections and find the strength to keep going with your mission. I can't wait to follow along as you share your stories and experiences here.

melucha
Dec 06, 2019
Dec 06, 2019

Hello, Corrine
Thank you. You can share until I reach them so I can gather more experiences and procedures on how to proceed.
Regards.
Catsossa Melucha

Anita Shrestha
Dec 03, 2019
Dec 03, 2019

Thank you for sharing

melucha
Dec 06, 2019
Dec 06, 2019

Hello Anita.
Thank you.
Regards
Melucha Catsossa

Karen Quiñones-Axalan
Dec 03, 2019
Dec 03, 2019

Hello, Melucha,

Welcome to World Pulse! What a joy to know that a new voice from Mozambique is rising up. Congratulations on being chosen to be a social work activist. We look forward to reading more stories and updates from you. I'm sorry you became an orphan at a young age, and I commend you for being passionate about helping orphans.

World Pulse is your new home. You have a family here. We stand with you! Welcome home!

melucha
Dec 06, 2019
Dec 06, 2019

Hello Karen!
Thank you.
I hope to reap many experiences with you and you can share my story

Karen Quiñones-Axalan
Dec 06, 2019
Dec 06, 2019

You're welcome, dear. Yes, you can learn a lot from connecting with the sisters here. We learn from your experiences, too. Have a great day!

Jill Langhus
Dec 06, 2019
Dec 06, 2019

Hi Catsossa,

Welcome to World Pulse! Wow! It's great to have a new member from Mozambique. I'm glad you were able to overcome the orphan stigma, dear. Not only overcome it, that is, but to thrive. What do you do as an operator? I'm so glad that you're there to inspire and empower other orphans, and to stand up for them, too. You may be interested to read superstar sister, Olutosin's, work on World Pulse as she was an orphan to, but look at her now:-) https://www.worldpulse.com/user/1037/bio

I'm looking forward to seeing more posts from you and learning more about your work, goals, and passion(s).

Hope you're doing well and having a great week!

melucha
Dec 06, 2019
Dec 06, 2019

Hello, Jill.
Thank you.
I am the operator of the Security Control Center in a mining company called Vale Moçambique and a vast area connected with computer technology. It is not my area of training that would be to work in the community and with the community.
Regards
Catsossa Melucha

Jill Langhus
Dec 06, 2019
Dec 06, 2019

Hello Catsossa,

You're welcome. Oh, wow! Thanks for clarifying what you do.

I see. I think you will find the necessary training, mentors and help that you need, dear.

Hope you bring more sisters to the platform and that you have a great weekend!

lizzymark
Dec 04, 2019
Dec 04, 2019

Welcome dear, there can never be a better place to be than here.I hope you find the support you need and grace to do that which you desire for others as you also had.

melucha
Dec 06, 2019
Dec 06, 2019

Hello Lizzmark
Thank you.
Regards

Sinyuy Geraldine
Dec 08, 2019
Dec 08, 2019

Hello Melucha,
Thank you for sharing this story. You are a great woman and I congratulate your moves. What you are doing is great for the orphans around you. I pray you get the resources you need in order to continue your good work. Hugs from here.