“When I look back into my life these days, I realize that I passed through tough times at young age. Someday, I will write a book about it so people know and understand a young girl like me can go through and survive difficult times".
Eight year-old Derartu came to the temporary shelter run by Mission for Community Development Program (MCDP) and stayed for a week. The project Children on the Move works to prevent unsafe migration and advance the rights of children on the move for protection, education and development.
The Universal Children’s Day celebration was made possible with generous funding from European Commission - Humanitarian Aid & Civil Protection - ECHO. It also supports our child protection programming in refugee camps across Bengeshangul -Gumuz and Somali National Regional States.
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