Refugee Mothers from the Congo Wait in Hot Sun for a Bed Net

“I have been to Africa and watched the mothers stand in line for hours in the blazing heat for a mosquito net. These mothers knew that this net would save their babies lives. My heart broke when we ran out of nets. I had one net left and watched as two mothers with babies strapped to their backs tugged and struggled over that last net because it was a matter of life or death to their family.” – Lisa Connelly

Photo taken in UNHCR Kyangwali Refugee Camp, Uganda.

by Beth Heckel, Uganda
posted: Friday, 13th June, 2014

1 family torn apart by war is too many

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