Follow your Dreams
written and illustrated by Monica Batiste
Learn how 5 inspirational Africans used determination, confidence and self-belief to follow their hearts, and make their dreams come true. It isn't always easy to follow your dreams; but it's worth it if you want to achieve great things.
Includes stories on Nelson Mandela, Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah, Wangari Maathai, Nawal El Saadawi and Precious McKenzie.
This book will be distributed freely to African children to inspire them to use their determination, courage and confidence, to Dream Big and Follow their Dreams.
Nelson Mandela used his vision to lead a nation out of apartheid with respect and integrity.
Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah rode across Africa, to show children that a disability does not mean compromising your dreams.
Wangari Maathai saw how dry her native land was and set a goal to plant a million trees which turned into billion trees planted in Africa.
Nawal El Saadawi promotes rights for women through education, and Precious McKenzie who, despite childhood setbacks went on to become an Olympic champion.
Includes 'how to set goals' and why following your heart is not only good for yourself, but good for the planet too.
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