The difference between these two pictures are 2 months and 5 kg!! William came in Amecet because he was malnourished. He was cared for by his grandparents, but this was not going well, William amused us, he is a master in getting himself dirty, first thing in the morning, after his bath...
As you can see on this picture. I don't know how many times he got a bath per day... He gained 5 kg. in two months. Loves to play and he was ready to go back home. But back to his grandparents would not help him, he would be back soon, in his old state. So our Social workers, Elias and Simon went to look for his parents, who were separated. They found the father and he was willing to take him into his (new) family. Today, it was a good reunion for the two, and his father took him home!
The second boy who went home is a different story, this is Moses, i have been writing about him several times (see the blog of 30/6, 6/7, 13/7 and 31/7) He came into Amecet very weak and sick. We took him to different places for tests and consults from the doctors. At first he started very well, he ate good and he started to gain weight. He even went to pre-school, but then he started to change, he didn't want to eat anymore, he didn't want to take his medicines, he was against everything, he only wanted to do his own thing. Sleeping during the day and sitting up at night etc... We also had the feeling that he was homesick.. We decided to bring him home for 2 weeks. So here he stands, ready to go to his mother, very happy with his nice clothes and his shoes (very important for him) and his schoolbag. Please pray for Moses, that this visit home will do him good, that he will take his medicines and that he will eat!!!!!!
It is hard to let him go home this way, but we have to think what is the best for him, we tried, but it had not much effect... The relatives were happy to see him, they said they saw a big change.....???