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CAN YOU SEE ME? Ami, 12 | by UNICEF HQ
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CAN YOU SEE ME? Ami, 12

Sierra Leone, March 2011: Ami Musa carries unsafe water from a pond, the only water source in her village of Pendembu. Ami’s parents died; she lives with an uncle who cannot afford school fees for her or her three siblings. Ami left school after the second grade and would like to be a nurse, but even if her family could pay the fees, there are neither enough schools nor teachers for eligible Sierra Leonean children.

 

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Taken in March 2011