Christopher Ategeka: How adoption worked for me
Christopher Ategeka: Mida adopteerimine mulle andis
Christopher Ategeka - Serial entrepreneur
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from the African continent?
adopteerivad Aafrikast lapsi?
when I was very, very young.
vaesusega kaasnevaid hädasid
effects of poverty,
võimalus hariduse omandamiseks.
to acquire an education.
on ülesehitatud nii,
this particular program worked,
peale seda minnakse ametit õppima,
and after high school,
to become a carpenter, a mechanic
mehhaanikuks või midagi sarnast.
iga kuu 25 dollarit lastekodule,
these 25 dollars a month
to college instead."
in America instead."
and applied for the visa.
nagu see oleks olnud eile
see paber oli mul käes,
with this piece of paper in my hand,
varastab selle ära
that someone might steal it.
kuidas seda turvaliselt hoida.
to put it in a plastic bag,
ning panen selle sinna.
and put it in there."
kartsin, et keegi nägi mind.
"Maybe someone saw me."
enda juures terve öö.
with me the entire night --
an anxiety-filled night.
siin üks teine kõneleja ütles,
just like another speaker said,
ja minna lennuki peale,
to fly to another country.
ja sellega teisele maale lennata.
keda eales näinud, tuli minu juurde,
beautiful women I've ever seen walked up,
ei saa üldse aru, mida tuleks teha.
I have no idea what I'm doing.
let alone with this damn towel --
samas olukorras oleks teinud --
could do in that situation:
mida kõik teised teevad
everyone else is doing.
seitse tundi oma kodukülast lennujaama.
from my village to the airport that day.
nagu kõik teised tegid.
everyone else is doing,
that when she came by to pick it up,
Jumala poolt antud potentsiaal.
mulle kõike nullist õpetada:
everything from scratch:
see on külmkapp --
that's a refrigerator --
kunagi varem näinud.
ja teistsugusesse kultuuri.
and different culture.
of their own biological children.
väga palju tegelema.
a lot of time with me.
kadedust nende oma lastes.
of jealousy with their children.
teie armastusest ja hoolitsusest --
with your love and affection --
kaks kraadi inseneriteaduste alal
two engineering degrees
institutions in the world.
who embrace multiculturalism,
võib peituda lahendus
that will enrich their life,
esineda TED Talk'il.
sallimatust ja rassismi tänases maailmas,
and the racism of this world today,
ja ühendatud maailma,
inclusive, connected world
About the speaker:Christopher Ategeka - Serial entrepreneur
TED Fellow Christopher Ategeka is on a mission to ensure a sustainable future for humanity and the planet.
Why you should listen
Like Batman, Christopher Ategeka witnessed the death of both his parents as a child. He grew up with immense hardships but managed to navigate an experience that left him equipped with valuable skills.
Ategeka is a serial entrepreneur, engineer and a pioneer in the unintended consequences of technologies ("UCOT") movement. He is the founder and Managing Director at LyfBase, the world's first center for the unintended consequences of technology. Ategeka coined and popularized the term "UCOT" (unintended consequences of technology) in the tech sector and the concept of "UCOT" evangelism. Before that, he founded Health Access Corps, a non-profit that works to establish sustainable health care systems on the African continent. He has been invited to speak at the Clinton Global Initiative and United Nations, and he's won many international awards for his work; he was named a 2016 World Economic Forum Young Global Leader and a 2017 TED Fellow. His work has been featured in many major media publications both locally and internationally such as BBC, Forbes, and NPR. He holds a Bachelor’s of Science, and Master’s of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley.
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