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  Africa, Areas, Stories

Eba Nyameke and her nine children

“My name is Eba Nyameke and I am 27 years of age. I am married with 9 children. Though I didn’t give birth to all these children, I have given birth to 4 of them. I do consider all of them as mine; though I struggle even to feed my own kids. I grew up bitter and in pain, feeling unloved and suffering because, at the age of 7, I was physically and sexually abused. My mother could not help me and there was no other means to help myself. So I lived with this pain for many years as nobody was ready to listen to me. Children in my village are uncared for. The majority of children in this  ...

  Africa, Areas, Stories

A Family Saved- Ghana

“I have lived in sorrow for many years; but the last three years have been the most horrible. My husband and I were living together in our small room with all our five children. Although the living conditions were difficult, we believed that all would be well with us. During the month of February, 2010; my husband woke up one day and left the house and has since not returned. He left a few months after that I gave birth to Benedicta, who has not seen her father since she was born. In fact, I do not know how to search for my husband, as I have never traveled outside my village and do not  ...