First lady Melania Trump brings "Be Best" campaign to Malawi school

05 October, 2018, 19:42 | Author: Donna Miller
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In Kenya, USAID works on a variety of programs, including early-childhood education, wildlife conservation, and HIV prevention.

"Meeting those children and understanding their different way of life is why I wanted to travel here", she said.

Melania Trump's visit to Africa is seen by some observers as an effort to mend fences after her husband's reported comment that the continent contained "shithole" countries.

"Meeting those children and understanding their different way of life is why I wanted to travel here", she said after the school visit, speaking to United States embassy workers.

Trump took the time to read a story to a group of children before a young boy read a story to her in turn.

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Melania will complete her solo global trip in Egypt on Saturday before returning to the United States.

Others noted the first lady's resemblance to Meryl Streep in the Hollywood film of Out of Africa, the film adaptation of the book by Karen Blixen, a Danish baroness and settler in Kenya.

At one point, a teacher led the students in a song in English: "We say goodbye but not forever". The first lady thanked educators for helping the children "be best" throughout their school experience.

Staff praised her for visiting. "We want his wife to see it that Africans needs global aid particular on reproductive health which Trump cut which is affecting women and young girls negatively", says Racheal working in health sector in Malawi.

First Lady Melania Trump (L) and the first lady of Malawi Gertrude Maseko walk at the State House in Lilongwe, on October 4.

The two will later visit the Kenya National Theatre where they will be treated to cultural performances. They then watched dancers perform three traditional dances, with Malawi's first lady appearing to explain some of the words and movements to Trump.

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