Young boy saves 12-year-old classmate from becoming a child bride

LAST YEAR, SUMIT was preparing for his marriage to a girl from his village. However, before the day arrived, he decided marriage wasn’t for him… just yet. Sumit was 13 years old. In his small village in Nepal, child marriage is the norm. “I used to like a girl from my school and we decided to get married because we thought that was what should … Continue reading Young boy saves 12-year-old classmate from becoming a child bride

Young Irish Girl With No Limbs Secures Leaving Certificate Marks And College Place

AN IRISH teen born without arms and legs celebrated a double triumph after scoring an excellent Leaving Cert and being awarded a prestigious university scholarship. Joanne, who collected her results at Millstreet Community School, has been offered a Quercus scholarship as part of an active citizen programme which acknowledges individuals work within the community. Joanne was left gobsmacked by the offer as it will essentially … Continue reading Young Irish Girl With No Limbs Secures Leaving Certificate Marks And College Place