French charity opens its heart to change children’s lives in Burkina Faso

La Chaine de l’Espoir undertook an open-heart surgery campaign there in January, giving five youngsters hope

03 February 2021 - 19:50 By Ndiaga Thaim and Anne Mimault

At the end of an empty hallway in a Burkina Faso teaching hospital, a group of children sat together in medical gowns, nervously awaiting operations that could save their lives.

The smallest, nine-year-old Landry Nion, fixated on a phone game, while an older girl cheerfully encouraged him...

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