Respect brings healing too

Sakoba was a happy and energetic boy but by the age of three, he had developed severely bowed legs. His mother, Kadiatou, struggled to keep up with him due to her own painful hindrance. She also had bowed legs.

One day, a neighbour told Kadiatou that doctors from a big hospital ship were examining children with leg problems the very next day. Hurrying, she arrived just in time : Sakoba was one of the last children among hundreds to be examined. And he got accepted!

One day before surgery day, Kadiatou bundled up her one year-old Ibrahim and accompanied Sakoba to the ship. Her husband Mouctar, who suffered from leprosy, stayed home. He assumed he would not be a