From Goats to Grade 1
I first met eleven-year-old Mariam Abdulahi at Waranley village while she was looking after her family’s herd of goats. She told me she had never been to school, but her dream was to be a student. She said if a school was set up in her village she would stop herding goats and join immediately.
No end in sight to Somalia’s drought-crisis
As the prolonged drought in Somalia continues to cause widespread suffering, illness and death, nutrition programmes supported by UNICEF and partners have successfully treated over 130,000 children suffering from life-threatening malnutrition.
UNICEF: Sitrep 11/2017: 31 July 2017