You might remember Hope from a story we covered about a month ago. The two-year-old Nigerian boy was abandoned by his family, who suspected that he was a witch, and wandered the streets alone for eight months.

On January 31st, Hope was rescued by Danish aid worker Anja Ringgren Loven, who began to treat his condition.

Just eight weeks later, Hope has undergone a miraculous recovery.

“As you can see on the pictures, Hope is really enjoying his life now having 35 new brothers and sisters who ALL take such good care of him, play with him, study with him, and make sure he is safe and is getting a lot of love.”

If you would like to help him, and other abandoned children in Nigeria, you can make a donation through the link below.

More info: African Children’s Aid Education and Development Foundation

This boy was abandoned because his parents thought he was a witch. He had been wandering the streets for 8 months


Hope was suffering from malnutrition and worms


Now look at him just 8 weeks later


Danish aid worker Anja found him on January 31st and named him Hope


Thanks to Anja, he began to receive medical attention


The results were stunning


“Hope is really enjoying his life now having 35 new brothers and sisters”


They “ALL take such good care of him…and make sure he is safe and is getting a lot of love”


From getting a haircut…


…to playing with friends


“This is what makes life so beautiful and valuable and therefore I will let the pictures speak for themselves”


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