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The Focus of Our Efforts
A well informed community is an empowered one. Watch this video and take a look at some of the latest photos we’ve captured below. Help spread the word about the need of Burundi's children.
Meet a few of the orphans our foundation seeks to help.
Nishuyimana Maria, age 13
Nishuyimana's parents died when she was young. She lives in Kabezi with her grandmother. Her grandmother abuses her, trying to get her to leave. She usually doesn’t get any food to eat. She wishes she had food to eat, clothes to wear, and a loving home.
Iteyiteka Nadine, age 10
Iteyiteka's mother died when she was young. She eats one small meal a day, and her only wish is to eat two times a day, have clothes, and to go to school.
Sabikwigura Celeste, age 10
Sabikwigura has no living parents. He lives in Kabezi and hardly gets any food to eat. His only desire is to go to school, have a home and have food to eat.
Shukulu Ansia, age 13
Both of Shukulu's parents died when she was young. She usually doesn’t eat all day and sleeps all day to numb the pain when she feels hungry. She wishes she had food to eat and a home to call her own.
Ugiraneza Pascaline, age 12
Ugiraneza's mother died at a young age. Although her father is still alive she has no one taking care of her. She only gets to eat one small meal a day. She has no clothes to wear and is stuck wearing the same clothes day and night.
Nishimwe Teddy, age 12
Nishimwe is from Kabezi. After losing both of his parents he was forced to live in a hole. Most days he goes without food. His only desire is for a home, food, and to go to school.
Levis Niyukuri, age 11
As the oldest boy among his siblings, Levis would look for different ways to support his younger brothers after his mother died. He would go out and look for coals that people had dropped in the street and then try to resell them in order to get money for food for him and his siblings.
Kenny Niyokwizera, age 9
Kenny, along with his 2 brothers, Christian and Levis, lived with their grandmother before we took them in. His grandmother, who suffers from alcoholism, would not give them food or take them to school.
Christian Ndikumana, age 8
After Christian's mother died, he and his siblings were left in the care of his grandmother who neglected them. Christian and his siblings could go several days without food, and when we found him, he was unfortunately suffering from malnutrition.
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