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5 year old Rose lives in Emali, Kenya where nearly half of the children her age are malnourished. This brave little girl dreams of becoming a teacher one day, but crippling hunger is holding her back. Some days she comes to school so weak she can barely stand. Read Rose's letter to Kiwis below:
In a country like New Zealand, it's difficult to imagine what life would be like without a toilet in our home. But for 2.4 billion people around the world, this is their reality – making it a daily challenge to stay well and keep their children healthy. In the rural north of Vietnam, ChildFund is helping to tackle this issue by raising awareness of good hygiene practices and supporting families to build their own toilets. This is Ti's story.
Millions of people in the Horn of Africa are facing hunger, displacement and loss of livelihoods due to severe drought in the region. In the affected countries – Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan and Uganda – more than half of those impacted are children.