Pierre weighed just 7 kilograms when he was taken to a Save the Children hospital. That's just half of what a boy his age should be. He was severely malnourished and sick with pneumonia.
Kayembe had a high fever and diarrhoea for a month before being taken to a Save the Children hospital. He was so sick that he couldn’t eat or walk. He had lost so much weight that his arm was the same size as an adult’s thumb.
Lydiah was eight years old when she was orphaned. When the Ebola virus reached her homeland of Sierra Leone, it took her mother, her grandmother and her aunt. Lydiah didn’t even get to hug her family goodbye.
A donkey library is giving children growing up in some of the most remote rural villages of Ethiopia the life-changing opportunity of learning to read.
Nyatot urged her family to keep walking for their lives. When war broke out near the border of Sudan and South Sudan, the widow knew she had to get her mother and three children to safety in the south.
Mako is pregnant with her sixth child. In a few weeks, she will have her baby at home in her village in the Shinile district of the Somali region of Ethiopia.