March 1st, 2016 - Monica Cheru Mpambawashe

“Someone has changed not just the rules, but the game altogether.”

March 1st, 2016 The Moth Podcast

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March 1st, 2016

Three stories developed and crafted in The Moth Community Program: A daughter is confronted by her parent’s empty fridge, a girl struggles with her family’s neighborly etiquette, and a teacher speaks up in defense of one of her female students.

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03:35
The Game Changer

by Monica Cheru-Mpambawashe

Monica sees that her parents' fridge is empty and realizes that she must take responsibility for their care.

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03:04
Grandmother's Lesson

by Ruth Adong

Ruth realizes that the reason her family is so strict about eating at neighbor's homes is because one of her aunt's was poisoned by a sister-wife.

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06:35
Unsilenced

by Lebo Moletsane

Lebo Moletsane, a teacher in rural South Africa, speaks up in defense of one of her female students.

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