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Hassena Fokas story

23/04/2013

My name is Hassena Foka. I am 40 years old and a mother of four boys and six girls. My family and I live in a small village called Yirgada in Afar regional state, Zone Five, Dalifage district of Bilu and Dermal kebele. The village is home to 300...

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Jane Ouma's Story

23/01/2013

I am a widow and I have one child, aged five. I got married in 2001. There was trouble in my marriage right from the start. He was a heavy drinker and he often beat me.

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Jane's Story

23/01/2013

Jane Sereu, Deputy Head Teacher and mother of three, educates her school children about good hygiene in Africa, diarrhoea is one of the biggest killers of children under the age of five.

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Charles' Story

23/01/2013

Charles Okana, 35 years, Volunteer Water Pump Technician Kitgum Water Project Orom IDP camp, Kitgum District, Northern Uganda   Charles is a pump mechanic, trained by Amref Health Africa, working to provide clean water in internally displaced people's camps in northern Uganda Charles is a pump mechanic, trained by...

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Amina's Story

23/01/2013

Amina Said's personal story