It was part of the Turamurika campaign, which highlights the importance of supporting girls and girls supporting each other – a belief strongly held by Sheryl Sandberg in her Lean In work.
In Rwanda, 6.6 million people aged 10 and above have heard of Ni Nyampinga and 78 per cent of girls aged 10-19 have tuned into the radio show, read the magazine, visited the mobile site or chatted through the club. As one girl said: “Ni Nyampinga has taught me that I can do anything a boy can do.” (Schoolgirl, 16-19.)
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Sheryl Sandberg speaks to Ni Nyampinga