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Stories of Grateful Living

After the Fall

by Torkin Wakefield
My foot is trapped between this and that and I fall like a stone. I…
Torkin Wakefield

Torkin Wakefield

About the author

Torkin Wakefield is the Co-Founder of BeadforLife, a non-profit poverty eradication project working in  in East Africa. Under Torkin’s leadership BeadforLife grew from a simple encounter in a Ugandan slum to a robust non-profit affecting over 60,000 people to date. Its programs focus on women and girls who are living on a dollar a day and offers opportunities for entrepreneurial training and empowerment through its Street Business School.  Torkin has had a life time of humanitarian service and has started many organizations during her career as a social entrepreneur.