Hey ! My name is Bintou Mariko and I am currently a senior at the Univeristy of Pittsburgh. My major is Africana Studies, with a minor in Chemisty; all with the dream of pursing a career in dentistry.
I wanted to start this fundraising project, Maliba Smiles, to help support foundations who have already taken the initiative to give dental heatlh care to areas who need it. It's a great way to give back and help make an impact in someone's life.
Born and raised in Philadelphia, I am first generation Malian-American. Both of my parents are from Mali, West Africa so I've always been interested in the country and wanted to give to those in need.
Although my passion for giving back started with my knowledge of the hardships many people in Mali go through; as I grew older my want to give back spread to any person, community, state, or country that needed someone who wants to make their lives better however they could help.
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