Danish assist employee, Anja Ringgren Lovén on Thursday, shared earlier than and after photographs of a young boy they rescued in Akwa Ibom on December 2019 after he was branded a witch, shunned and left to die.
Amazing transformation! Young boy branded a witch in Akwa Ibom, shunned and left to die, thrives after testing positive for HIV
The situation of the kid was so essential that they feared he received’t survive however one 12 months after his rescue, Saviour Udem is prospering and doing nicely regardless of having examined positive for HIV.
Sharing earlier than and after photographs of Udem, Ms Loven wrote;
“Exactly a year ago exactly we were called to look at a serious case. A young boy had been spotted along the road and he was in a life-threatening condition,”
”It was simply earlier than Christmas and we have been all busy adorning Land of Hope for our massive Christmas occasion and out of the blue we had to rush and put together for a rescue mission.
“When we found Saviour he was in serious pain. I was not even sure if he would survive. When I made the update on the day of his rescue I wrote “his condition is critical” and that was as a result of what we apprehensive later turned out to be the case.
Saviour was examined positive for HIV and when contaminated, most kids in Africa die inside one 12 months as a result of of the shortage of therapy.
Nine out of 10 youngsters aged 0-19 years dwelling with HIV are in Africa and one of the perfect methods to combat stigma and empower HIV-positive folks is by SPEAKING OUT overtly and truthfully.
For a few years we’ve educated our kids about AIDS and they know that HIV doesn’t make folks harmful and along with our employees they’re on the forefront in college to enlighten their fellow college students not to discriminate people who find themselves HIV-positive.
As Nelson Mandela stated: “Let us give publicity to HIV/AIDS and not hide it, because that is the only way to make it appear like a normal illness”.
Saviour was rescued in time and the pressing therapy we gave him saved his life. Today, one 12 months after his rescue Saviour is a very robust and comfortable youngster. He loves to go to college and to play soccer
Saviour is a lot having fun with his new life at Land of Hope the place he’s consistently surrounded by love, care and safety thanks to all for your amazing assist.