December 8, 2008
By Kelli Ross, Five Talents Director of Communications
VIENNA, Va. -- Thanks to the income from her small food business, Ahok, who is a single mother living in Lietnhom, Sudan, is now able to send all five of her children to school. Akot, her 10-year-old son, has begun first grade – one step toward his dream of becoming a doctor.
"I love my mother," Akot said. "She gives me milk and biscuits every day. I also love my school uniform; I look smart in school.