Karia Kobara is a 3 years old little girl. She loves animals and she even did not want her goat to be attached because she wanted to walk with it.

Djeneba Koita her mother is housewife, and she does small business in order to help her family. Sourakata Kobara is father of Karia. Like all the men in the village, he is a farmer.

“You cannot know at what point I am happy today” said Djeneba. “These goats maybe are not big thing for other people who have means but for us women in rural areas, it represents a lot because this is like finding a lost hope. I am very happy and proud to be among the beneficiaries and give my consent for this noble cause because no woman or girl deserves to have a private part of her body cut because of a tradition.” She added.

Read more of the interviews done by Kadi Tangara, July 2013