Production date: 18 April 2007
Keywords: UNICEF, children, Sierra Leone, malaria
Main shooting locations: Makeni, Bombali, Sierra Leone
Main sequences: It’s a familiar story in Sierra Leone, where poverty exacerbates the problem of malaria in both rural and urban areas. Marie Fornah has already lost one child to malaria and now her daughter Rachel is suffering from cerebral malaria. Every year tens of thousands of young children contract malaria in Sierra Leone, contributing to the highest child mortality rate in the world.
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