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Charity Photos

  • Title: Pre-school Breakfast in Tulare County, CA
  • Charity: Save the Children
  • Country: United States
  • Photo Credit: Save the Children

  • Title: Ousmane*, aged 11, at school, Mopti region, Mali
  • Charity: Save the Children
  • Country: Mali
  • Photo Credit: Save the Children

  • Title: Basma*, 11, works on her homework in the tent where she lives in north east Syria
  • Charity: Save the Children
  • Country: North East Syria
  • Photo Credit: Muhannad Khaled/Save the Children

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Maha enjoys reading books from the Camel Library, which brings books to children in Ethiopia who are out of school due to the pandemic. Like 26 million other children in Ethiopia, Mahadiya (Maha) is out of school because of the coronavirus lockdown. Maha is worried about her family, who has lost income due to the pandemic, and she misses going to school, seeing her friends and receiving food there. The one bright spot in her day? Reading books brought to her by the Save the Children Camel Library. In the Somali region of Ethiopia, camels are traditionally used to transport goods across the hot deserts, due to their strength and resilience. Through this program, 21 camels – which carry up to 200 books at a time – bring books to 33 villages, reaching over 22,000 children like Maha. “Schools are closed,” Maha says. I’m worried that we could forget some of…