Mother’s Day 2022
The past two years and the recent months have seen us all in nail-biting anguish. Providing meals has been a nightmare. When children beg for essentials, mothers have resorted either to look away or be physically violent. Moreso, the latter. These are facts we cannot ignore. Hunger drives human beings and animals to engage in dire acts.
Social Media Mums.
We came together on social media platforms to discuss and plan daily meals, find comfort for children who were breaking out in severe heat rashes, found remedies for illnesses, discovered ways to cook without gas /electricity, lit up spaces for frightened children when darkness fell due to long power cuts, carried babies and children to protest rallies as there were no available caregivers, worked on shoestring budgets to maintain nutrition levels of growing children, stood in lengthy queues for basic commodities and cried ourselves to sleep drenched in despair.
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