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Healing in Madagascar: Serah’s Freedom for the Future

Healing in Madagascar: Serah’s Freedom for the Future

Serah, or Heuridia as she’s known to her family, looks like any other 9-year-old girl in the city of Toamasina, Madagascar. She rides her bicycle around her parents’ green-painted bungalow while some of her friends from around the neighbourhood watch excitedly,...

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Healing in Madagascar: A Better Life for Romino

Healing in Madagascar: A Better Life for Romino

In a coastal city in eastern Madagascar lives a 12-year-old boy named Romino. A decade ago, Romino received orthopaedic surgery onboard a floating hospital ship, the Africa Mercy®, which corrected his bowed legs at the age of just 3 years old. Today, Tilos, as he is...

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Healing in Madagascar: Muriella’s Journey of Hope

Healing in Madagascar: Muriella’s Journey of Hope

Nestled atop a hill with breathtaking views and strong gusts of wind is a village in the heart of Madagascar. Just a six-hour drive from the capital of Antananarivo or Tana, where most of the island’s population live, the village is a sharp contrast to Tana – with...

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The Girl Who Brings Joy: Naserry’s Story

The Girl Who Brings Joy: Naserry’s Story

Naserry was always a happy child, the kind of girl who brings joy to a room just by entering it. To describe her personality, her aunt, Salamatu, simply laughed and responded: “She likes to talk!” Salamatu has held onto high hopes for her niece, who dreams of becoming...

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Man of the House: Hassan’s Story

Man of the House: Hassan’s Story

When a father passes away, a son struggles to remember as much about his dad as he can. Some of Hassan’s final memories of his father involved living with him while contracting the same condition that ultimately took his dad’s life: complications from an abdominal...

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