They took the mothers and children first.
I was so relieved we were safe, but I was
worried because my baby was sick."
Elizarda’s son, Marquer, is malnourished. After the family was rescued, Marquer was taken to a centre where he was enrolled in a therapeutic feeding program.
“I don’t know what I can return to,” Elizarda says.
“We are farmers, we don’t have money. In our home we grow our food. There life was easy. I am thinking of returning but I am really worried.”