Why I fight for the education of refugee girls (like me) | Mary Maker

https://download.ted.com/talks/MaryMaker_2018X-480p.mp4?apikey=172BB350-0008After fleeing war-torn South Sudan as a child, Mary Maker found security and hope in the school at Kenya’s Kakuma Refugee Camp. Now a teacher of young refugees herself, she sees education as an essential tool for rebuilding lives — and empowering a generation of girls who are too often denied entrance into the classroom. “For the child of war, an education can turn their tears of loss into a passion for peace,” Maker says.