A mother and her sick child came to see the local comunity health worker at her home to get a diagnosis of what is wrong with her child, if really bad and cannot be treated the health worker will send patient to nearest hospital.
Actress and Five and alive global ambassador Ashley Judd and Dr Damascene Ntawukuliryayo, the health minister( left with grey suit) dancing as they are welcomed at Bukora Health centre during world malaria day.
Recent Okeny, a 13 years old who was abducted by the Lord resistance army (LRA) of Joseph Kony and turned into a child soldier, was reunited a few days ago with his father Samuel Okeny. His father visits him at the GUSCO centre ( Gulu support the children organisation) a local Uganda NGO where he will stay 3 to 4 weeks and will be taught about normal life again.
Drawing from a child from when his village was attacked.
Actress and WFP Ambassador Drew Barrymore helping with food distribution at a primary school in one of the many Nairobi slums.
A group of children who have just arrived at a shelter in Gulu town to spend the night.
Nancy a 4 year old was brought by her mother to Gulu hospital, where she is being treated for tubercolosis and malnutrition, a direct cause of the war in northern Uganda that the Lord Resistance army of Joseph Kony started back in the 1980's against the Ugandan government of Museveni.
Singer and Unicef goodwill ambassador Angelique Kidjo surrounded by children near Githogoro pediatric clinic in Githogoro slums in Nairobi while on a visit to the clinic.
Agnes Piloya showing what remains of beatings she endured from a Lord resistance commander, she was forced to become his "wife" after she was abducted on the 5th of August 1995. She escaped once and was quickly caught again, she was then tied up under a tree ready to be executed, the price to pay for escaping. She survived after a commander who had ordered for her search inquired if she had been re-captured, a soldier replied they had and were about to kill her, the commander send the order not to kill her. She was then tranfered to be the "wife" of another man, a sergeant whom she had 2 children with.
Community members listening to Gertrude Chiwaya a peer educator and a VCT Aids counselor with Kick Aids, a preventive program funded by UNICEF, in Makamini school where they will learn about condoms and general informations on how to prevent being infected by the virus.
Children arriving at a shelter of local NGO to spend the night. These are vulnerable people who, fearing abduction, move from the countryside into slightly more secure towns or camps at the end of each day. Most are children who seek refuge from the threats of abduction and violence, they gather in schools, hospitals, NGO compounds. Wherever they think they can spend the night in safety. Many have to sleep in the open, on the side of the road, on verandas of town shops where they are vulnerable.
Actress and WFP Ambassador Drew Barrymore during her visit of Kibera slums in Nairobi, one the largest in Africa.
A mother and her child who suffers from malnutrition in Muhoza health centre, all the other children are also suffering and waiting with their mothers to also be seen and checked by nurses.
Actress and Five and alive global ambassador Ashley Judd under a bed net which was given to the lady next to her, part of world malaria day.
For most children in Kenya, their only meal of the day is their school lunch. It is a very good reason to go to school. In the first year of assistance alone, schools receiving WFP food have seen enrolment increase by 28% for girls and 22% for boys.
Margaret Aciro, 27 years old. She was attacked by the Lord Resistance Army of Joseph Kony, with two other women and a man. They were all killed, she was saved because she was pregnant, they decided to cut her left ear, nose and lips instead. With the help of World visions her face was partially reconstructed.
Children sleeping in a tent put up by Unicef in a shelter in Gulu town. Part of the phenomenon of Night commuters, when vulnerable people who, fearing abduction, move from the countryside into slightly more secure towns or camps at the end of each day. Most are children who seek refuge from the threats of abduction and violence, they gather in schools, hospitals, NGO compounds. Wherever they think they can spend the night in safety.
A Nurse from Nyanza health centre with a pregant mother who has come for an ante natal consultation.
Children in line to receive their tetanus vaccination in Mlaleo primary school, just on the outskirts of Mombasa town-Kenya
Lamwak Colline, 23 years old was abducted in 1995 and escaped the LRA in 2004. She was found with her only child by Ugandan army soldiers and got seriously injured in her leg by schrapnels the same night she was freed. Everyone in northern Uganda is suffering from the direct effects of war that opposes the LRA of Joseph Kony and the Uganda army but the population is also being affected and traumatised but the fear the LRA has created by the abductions, the torture and the rapes it has consistently used for many years.
Soumana Kotota who has four children welcomes Bono and his team at her home to have her daughter Fatouma tested for malnutrition.
Milicent Omondi with a picture of her dead husband, 24 years old , widow at 22 has two children of her own and inherited 11 other children from her husband's first wife who also died of HIV AIDS. The millennium project paid for the roof and nails of her new house and the Sauri community paid for the rest of the house.
A boy is crying after receiving his tetanus vaccination in Ganjoni primary school in Mombasa town-Kenya
Hawa Yarow, 60 years old presents signs of Malaria but the nurse in Dertu dispensary cannot be sure as there is no lab in the area for testing. He gave her an injection of quinine and put her on a drip. She is resting under a tree as there is no observation ward nearby.
School Children who have not received their vaccination look with fear and curiosity at a class mate receiving her tetanus vaccination in Ganjoni primary school in Mombasa town-Kenya.