I think we should start realizing how blessed we really are & stop taking life for granted.. Savor everything you have, not everyone has it like you. Sad to think their are people out in the world living like this. We need to remind ourselves occasionally. I am thankful for having such a great life. I regret for ever taking it all for granted.
It’s seven o’clock and Tierkidi refugee-camp is buzzling of early morning activity. It’s food distribution day, and Nyaboth (16) is patiently waiting for the queue in front of her to get smaller.
No one knows the exact number of refugees in the Gambell-region. But we are at least looking at 250.000. More than a quarter of a million people who are dependent on the food that World Food Program is distributing.
The line is moving slow, but Nyaboth isn’t in a hurry as long as she gets what she came for. Four hours later, she has collected all the items her family is entitled to this month. The previous four hours were more boring than exhausting. Now the tough part comes. The 16-year old has to get 150 kilos of flour, maize, oil, lentils and soap back to her tent a couple of kilometres away.
−I have to sell some…
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