Dr. Frehun in Ethiopia has been identified as a top teacher in his hospital, while performing truly one-of-a-kind surgeries (like separating Siamese twins, or operating on a 1-kg baby with a major defect in his food tube (esophageal atresia)).
The children at Bwiza Home are growing up dramatically. One boy had a serious eye problem that forced him to drop out of school last year but this year he was able to resume studying. Four more youth moved on to the secondary school by passing the national test. This makes a total of 7 […]
“Hawanatu” (not her real name) is one of thousands of children who have lost one or both of their parents to Ebola. The stigma against those with any connection to the Ebola virus has led many children orphaned by Ebola to be abandoned by their families, friends and even entire communities. Hawanatu, her mother and […]
The availability of toilet gives dignity to families. Eighty-three percent of Sierra Leone’s population does not have access to adequate sanitation. Imagine a life without toilets in homes, schools, places of work, public buildings, even shopping centers. Life without a toilet means defecating in the open or sharing an unhygienic hanging latrine with neighbors. In […]