Shidalah's story

Shidalah is six years old. He lives in South Sudan, one of the poorest countries in the world. A country torn apart by violence, conflict and hunger.

Shidalah fam

Like him, two of his older siblings are disabled. He finds it hard to move. He cannot talk. Every day is a struggle for his mother, Rina John. She’s terrified for her children’s future. What will happen to Shidalah if he can’t go to school? How will he survive without her to look after him?