JV Connections | Q2 2019
Hannah’s terrified shrieks echoed across the crowded compound. She was frightened, badly frightened – and in intense, excruciating pain. Her swollen right eye bulged grotesquely from its socket. It was bloody, brown with rot and crusted over with ugly scabs. For months, perhaps years, this little girl and her family had suffered. Hannah’s eyesight had slowly been stolen from her. Her family’s dignity had been stripped away by some within a community who believe having a child with an illness or disability is a curse.