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On Board with Dr. Jill Biden: School in Kenya

Summary: 
Hear directly from Dr. Jill Biden about her tour of a boarding school for teenage orphan girls from across Kenya.

Dr. Biden concluded her Kenya visit this morning with a stop at the Starehe Girls Centre in Nairobi.

This is a boarding school for teenage orphan girls from across Kenya. It's a model school training young women in academics, athletics, arts and agriculture. With help from USAID and partners like the Global Give Back Circle, this school is giving girls across Kenya the skills they need for a brighter future for them and their families.  

Dr. Biden toured a computer lab, visited an English classroom and watched a singing and dance performance before addressing the school and faculty.

Watch this video and hear directly from Dr. Biden on how these young girls inspired her - and how she's leaving Kenya with a renewed sense of the resilience of the human spirit.

We're now on our way to South Africa and the World Cup. Stay tuned for more "On Board" updates from the Vice President and Dr. Biden's trip.

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Annie Tomasini is Press Secretary to Dr. Jill Biden