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Freedom of choice

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First broadcast:
Friday 22 February 2013

In today’s show Gemma interviews Anna Rickards, a Manchester police officer, who visited Uganda as part of a project organised by the charity Retrak to help impoverished street children. We are Exploring the lack of choice that many people living in poverty experience.

In the story we follow a charity worker as he walks through Kisenyi, a large slum in Kampala,
Uganda. He reflects on a recent visit and encounters many of the children who she works with there, all of whom have a story. Emmanuel, one of the children, has a happy chapter in her story that is just beginning.

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    A well with fresh running water

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