I am an African Child
Born with a skin, the color of chocolate
Bright, brilliant and articulate
Strong and bold, i'm gifted
Talented enough to be the best
I am an African child

Often the target of pity,
My future is not confined to charity
Give me the gift of a lifetime
Give me a dream, a door of opportunity
I will thrive
I am an African child

Do not hide my fault,
Show me my wrong,
I am like any other
Teach me to dream
And i will become
I am an African child

I am the son, daughter of the soil
Rich in texture and content
Full of potential for a better tomorrow
Teach me discipline, teach me character, teach me hard work
Teach me to think like the star within me
I am an African child

AI can be extra-ordinary
Call me William Kamkwamba, the inventor
Give me a library with books,
Give me scrap yard and discarded electronics,
Give me a broken bicycle
Plus the freedom to be me
And I will build you a wind mill
I am an African child

We are the new generations,
Not afraid to be us
Uniquely gifted, black and talented
Shining like the stars we are
We are the children of Africa
Making the best of us
Yes! I am an African child