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Retired, with Orphans, in Africa: One Womans Effort to Save AIDS Orphans in Zimbabwe Merikay McLeod

Retired, with Orphans, in Africa: One Womans Effort to Save AIDS Orphans in Zimbabwe

Merikay McLeod

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What does a church secretary do when she retires and celebrates her 68th birthday?Paula Leen of Portland, Oregon took her life savings and donations from two friends and started an orphanage in the east African country of Zimbabwe, where one-in-fiveMoreWhat does a church secretary do when she retires and celebrates her 68th birthday?Paula Leen of Portland, Oregon took her life savings and donations from two friends and started an orphanage in the east African country of Zimbabwe, where one-in-five children are AIDS orphans and where 100 babies become HIV positive every day.Since 2002, Paula has been feeding, clothing, and educating orphans. Today, her outreach has grown far beyond her original vision. She and her staff provide transportation for the critically-ill to clinics and hospitals, provide part-time jobs for more than 80 adults, and distribute food packages to hundreds in the rural area surrounding her orphanage.Retired, with Orphans, in Africa provides a glimpse into the life and work of this exceptional woman.