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Amelinda, DR Congo
Fifteen-year-old Amelinda works in her family’s fields and washes cassava roots to make cassava bread. The contact with the still water used to wash the roots increases her risk of contracting Buruli ulcer. Read more.
Life's adversities have cruelly ganged up on Marjorie. Not only does she have a learning disability, but she also suffers from leprosy. Read more.
Bright Asiamah is a 14 year old boy from Sessiman, a Suburb of Nkoranza Township where he lives with his family of 8. He is the second among six children. One year ago, he suffered a trauma on his left leg which developed from being ordinary into buruli ulcer. Read more.
Justin is a charming little boy, but he doesn't look people straight in the eye. That's because he's trying to hide a big red spot on his left cheek -- a spot caused by leprosy. Read more.
Bishop, DR Congo
In a pygmy village in the DR Congo, Bishop lives in a hut that offers little protection during the frequent storms. Read more.
Eight-year-old Labi's parents are farmers in rural Ghana. When her arm became swollen, they did not know what to do. Herbal remedies did not help and then wounds appeared. Read more.