Life Behind Closed Doors

Life Behind Closed Doors

Confort never imagined the morning she put on a pot of boiling water to make some rice for her hungry daughters would be the start of a mother’s nightmare. One-year-old Gamai, who had just started walking, toddled past the pot knocking it over as she fell. As the...
A Miracle for Mafoudiya

A Miracle for Mafoudiya

When Mafoudiya was born, her mother, Mabinty, was unable to truly enjoy her child’s bright eyes or sweet smile because of the worry that consumed her. Her daughter was born with a cleft lip, and the family had little access to medical help. Due to Mafoudiya’s cleft...
Finding Redemption

Finding Redemption

There is nothing more heartbreaking for a parent than watching their child struggle through basic tasks because of something they can’t control. Ibrahima knows this pain well, from watching not one, but two of his children suffer from an orthopedic condition known as...
Finding Joy:  M’Mah’s Story

Finding Joy: M’Mah’s Story

When M’Mah was born, her mother had a simple wish for her daughter’s life.  “I want her to be like a diamond — to shine bright,” she said. Unfortunately for most of M’Mah’s life, the light inside her was overshadowed by the neurofibroma growing on her face.  When she...