At the age of 18, Letty McMaster planned to spend a month in Africa during her gap year. After volunteering in an orphanage and having her heart break open by the plight of the children, she has now become legal guardian to 9 children from the orphanage, as well as 5 others she met on the streets. So at the age of 26, McMaster is mom, or older sister, to 14 children. “I decided I wanted to create a place for these children to call home where they would be safe, stable and loved…” She also runs a safe house, which is open three days a week, to give street children a safe place to come and access shelter, food and resources.

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