It is almost lunch tme and the kids are waiting for the doors to open so they can eat!
This is Saintinau. He is 15 months old. He was burned when he tripped and his hand fell into a pot of food cooking on the ground. His family would have to walk several hours to get to the clinic each day for dressing changes. He will be here for a few weeks while his hand heals up.
This is Jeannel. He is 29 months old and weighs 18 pounds. He has diar, and a fever of 102.7. HIs papa was very worried about him.
Wadenson is 26 months old and weighs 21 pounds. He has kwashiorkor, vomiting, diar, fever. He mother and two older brothers were walkng back up to their home in the moutains when the river flooded a second time. All three of them and the family mule were washed away. The father lost his wife and two children. They found the body of the mother but not the kids. The father buried his wife, and is mourning the loss of two children that they have not found. He now has 3 other children that he is trying to take care of. Wadenson became sick last week and this is the first time he has been able to make to to the clinic.
This is Jerius. He is 11 months old and weighs 10 pounds. He is suffering from Kwashiorkor, itching, vomiting and diar. He will not eat or drink anything. We put a feeding tube in this AM.
Donated food for the kids in the RC–even toys!