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Mozambique Volunteers Focus On Disabled Children

On Children's Day in Mozambique, 12 local GE volunteers spent the day at the Matola Children's Home, in Maputo, which houses disabled children and adults ranging from the age of 6 to 36. The team went to give and share love and affection to the children who have been abandoned and forgotten by family members on account of their disabilities. "Fact is we went to help, but instead they helped us realise and understand how much we need to value our lives," said Vinicius L. Dall'Armellina, GE Mozambique Country Manager for Transportation. Read more. More on GE in Africa in this BRIEFING

This Children's Day, 12 local GE volunteers spent the day at the Matola Children's Home, in Maputo, which houses disabled children and adults ranging from the age of 6 to 36. In Mozambique, many disabled children are abandoned, as their families feel ashamed and do not have the financial means to take care of them.

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