We traveled by van to Nonghed District where Give Children A Choice is distributing multivitamins to pregnant/lactating mothers and children from infant to 6 years old. On the way we stopped in Thachok to see Yer Vue, which is the
Some of you may remember when we found YerVue hidden in her relative’s home. She walked on all fours. Avoided by children beyond her family. She was “bad luck” because of her disability. She’s since learned to walk with support
Do you remember Yer Vue? We met her for the first time in February 2011. At the time, she could only crawl. She was considered bad luck by the villagers, thus other children considered her bad luck and avoided her.
February 2011 As we strolled through Thachok Village, we noticed the village paths were tidy; a dozen six-foot tall bombshells rested on a backyard fence; homes were wooden and windowless with thatched roofs. Ragged clothed children were playing, chasing a