After living 15 years in a refugee camp in Kenya, it would be easy to think of it as home. But Martha Akuol Akol always knew she’d go back to her real home in southern Sudan. In January 2007 her family resettled in the east African country.
They hadn’t been home since 1991, when they fled the violence of Africa’s longest civil war. It dragged on for 21 years, killing 2 million people and forcing 4 million from their homes before the Comprehensive Peace Agreement was signed in 2005.
|Before moving home to Sudan, Joseph Akol, 5, the youngest of six, attended preschool and ate nourishing porridge. Both were thanks to the Lutheran World Federation, which provides aid at a refugee camp in Kakuma, Kenya.|
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