Change doesn't come easy, especially for those on the front lines. Elly has fought all of her life for the right to continue going to school, even after living through one of life's most harrowing experiences. Still, she presses on, because she believes in a Tanzania where men and women exist on an equal playing field, in education, in relationships, and in life.

I directed this film with She's the First Co-Founder and Chief Programs Officer Christen Brandt, with a grant from the Speranza Foundation. The film was an Official Selection in the 2015 Women's Independent Film Festival