Michelle Obama uses her new favorite social media platform to document her “Let Girls Learn” trip in Liberia.
We are taking you behind-the-scenes with the First Lady's #LetGirlsLearn trip abroad! 🌍Add 'MichelleObama' on Snapchat to see today's visit to a @PeaceCorps GLOW Camp and school in Kataka, Liberia. Next Stop: Marrakech, where she'll talk with girls from across Morocco, many of who are the first member of their family to overcome barriers and attend high school.
At Caulfield School, FLOTUS shines a light on the obstacles that young girls face in Liberia in obtaining an education, and urges them to keep fighting to stay in school.
Today in Liberia, a young woman, just 17 years old, told the First Lady "If we are educated, the nation will be educated." Overcrowded schools, teen pregnancy, having to work jobs to pay their school fees, overcoming the loss of family and friends in the Ebola crisis - the obstacles young girls in Liberia face are heartbreaking. But together, these young girls have learned to value themselves and gain strength from their parents and teachers who have supported them and pushed them to succeed in school. #LetGirlsLearn
Michelle Obama will continue to chronicle her trip on Snapchat which includes visits to Morocco and Spain.
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