Telling the world’s most vulnerable children, “We’re in your corner.”

Telling the world’s most vulnerable children, “We’re in your corner.” hrandall Thu, 06/29/2017 – 12:16 Jun 29, 2017 Six years ago, I traveled through rural Western Kenya to gather stories about Alfred Ochola’s one-man mission to restore oral rehydration therapy (ORT) corners in local hospitals. Though I was there to listen and observe, Alfred handed me a hot plate before we entered each clinic and gave me the honor of presenting it to grateful staff (the hot plates facilitated the nurses’ ability to make a healthy meal for recovering ORT therapy patients before discharging them). He reasoned that since the hot plates came from USAID, it would be meaningful if I, a US citizen whose tax dollars had contributed to these supplies, would deliver them. As an individual, I felt humbled.

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Telling the world’s most vulnerable children, “We’re in your corner.”