Age: 25
Location: Mtendeli Refugee Camp, Tanzania
Edyssa arrived in Tanzania alone in 2015 and spend the first year in the Nyarugusu refugee camp. She was eventually transferred to Mtendeli where she met her husband and got married in 2017. She has completed secondary school.

“Little Ripples is important because when children are not paying attention we can use the mindfulness bell to get their attention. Also, children love to learn through play and the Little Ripples program has taught us how to teach through play.”