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The fourth grade class has been watching videos about Edith Kaphuka, a 13-year-old student at Domasi Mission Primary School in Zomba District, Malawi (Global Lives Project shoot in 2007). The oldest of four girls, Edith has many responsibilities at her home in Ngwale Village, such as fetching water, cleaning the dishes, and gardening. Her little sister, Memory, is her best friend; when the two are together, they are nearly inseparable. While Edith and her family are Yao, they more readily speak Chichewa, Malawi's national language. They have taken notes about how their lives are similar and different than Edith's. They will be making a magazine showing what they've learned.
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