Hope was starving and rejected at a younger age, when he should have been enjoying his youth and playing from sunrise to sunset. As a result of his family's belief that he was a witch, they tried everything to get rid of this young boy.
Back in February of 2016, a young child was found walking the streets of Uyo, Akwa Ibom, Nigeria with worms in his stomach. The youngster picked up dirt from the sidewalk and ate it because he had nothing else to eat.
Anja Ringgren Loven, a Danish social worker who became interested in the case when the viral video of the young boy became viral, took action. Ringgren and her Nigerian partner Udom sprang into action.
Everyone at the Land of Hope Orphanage Home in Uyo didn't think Hole would make it through the first week of his stay due to the severity of his condition. Hope had worms in his gut, according to Anja Ringgren, and he also had other serious health issues.
She adopted him and the other 76 children who had been branded witches by their parents since they couldn't afford to take care of their financial requirements when Hope's treatment was completed.
Hope and the other children at the Land of Hope Orphanage Home recently celebrated Nigeria's Independence Day. He was also seen in the kitchen with the other kids, helping to prepare meals.
Hope's tale ended well because a kind Samaritan offered to see that he succeeded, but there are still many other youngsters in the same situation who have no one to turn to for assistance today. Because of erroneous superstitions, these children are often tortured or killed.
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