Name: Fatimata

Country: Sierra Leone

Profession: Maternal and Child Health Nurse


Fatimata is a child health nurse and Ebola Surivior, based at Kailahun Government Hospital, in the eastern province of Sierra Leone. Kailahun district, along with the nearby town of Kenema, became the country's first major hotspots for the Ebola outbreak, which had crossed the border from Guinea in 2014. 

Many health care workers died having contracted the infection whilst helping to treat the increasing number of sick patients. Although free of the virus, Fatimata noticed that she was struggling to see, especially when performing many of her daily ward duties. Find out more below how your donations helped Fatimata to see clearly to care for her patients.


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