Hope in the DR

Tomasina Santana is an elderly woman living at the northern edge of the Ozama River in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Poverty is rampant in this area and several families are forced to live under one roof. Tomasina lives in a small shack with five other adults and two children. Due to her age and health, Tomasina is unable to work and provide for her family. She…

Usanimals in Peru

Ofelia has three children: Krezia (14 years old), Stephany (11 years old) and Jerioth (3 years old). Periodically, Jerioth would have two tumorlike growths in his throat bringing the family to the health center for various tests and analyses. These tests revealed that although he was a healthy boy with a good appetite, Jerioth had anemia. This diagnosis left his mother perplexed and worried.…