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AN UPHILL STRUGGLE

 During the monsoon season in the Rohingya Camp of Jamtoli, 80 Abdul Jabbar struggles to climb the hills to meet up with family. He has slipped many times and hurt his back.

Abdul spoke to the local Majhi, and together they contacted Christian Aid’s Site Management Office for a solution. The office ran a survey and found thirty elderly people living in the same block at Abdul. A solution had to be found!

Soon, Christian Aid had constructed seventeen bamboo pathways throughout the camp. It is an inspired project, because not only does it help people navigate the steep hills, it also counteracts the risk of landslides. We at Commitment for Life love hearing stories like Abdul’s!

Now, Abdul can visit his two children and grandchildren, all of whom live downhill from where his shelter sits.

Download and read more stories here :

https://www.christianaid.org.uk/sites/default/files/2019-05/Rohingya-response-coffee-table-book-review-May2019.pdf