She said something which our friends in Uganda have been saying. Something which your support has been helping to make happen.
She reminded us that educating girls is of the utmost importance. She said that 62 million girls around the world are being denied education. How can mothers educate and develop their children if they have not had an education themselves?
This is what the English newspapers reported.
The First Lady compared her upbringing with theirs. As a black teenager on the south side of Chicago she remembered people telling her not to set her sights too high. She broke down the barriers to success.
A very successful Annual Golf Event raised over £7000 and has given us the funds to complete the dormitory for the Asili Girls School at Lira. Later this year we hope to be able to complete the second class room so that when term starts next February there will be two class rooms and about 60 girls attending.