Women are Hungrier – Maika

May 3, 2019

Maika lives in Yemen too, and she’s the head nurse at Aslem Health Center. Despite the conflict around her, Maika and dozens of nurses like her work around the clock – overwhelmed, understaffed and often unpaid – to save the lives of dying children. Her perseverance is unshakable. “Hunger doesn’t differentiate between children,” Maika says. “We work out of our obligation to save lives and preserve the future of Yemen.”