There were many orphans in Kigoma camp - too many. After the civil war, a lot of displaced orphans were rounded up and placed here at Kigoma camp because many NGO's have a presence in Karusi and now they might have a better chance of getting aid from a relief organization.
We met a 10 yr old boy named Obadiah. He carried our Bible around all day. He had such a sweet, shy smile. At the end of the last day, he followed us back to our hotel. Pastor Andrew asked him a lot of questions. His story is not unlike many other stories you hear in a country scarred by civil war, devastating poverty and disease. His mom had died when he was pretty young, leaving his dad to raise him and his younger brother. Two years ago, Obadiah went to school in the morning and when he returned he discovered that his dad had moved to
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