Wishing I could play

Children’s art competition in Quetta

A mother of a polio survivor talks to a vaccinator, warning her to tell parents, "Never repeat the mistake I committed, my child is crippled. I request all the parents to vaccinate their children against polio.” Fida Mohammad, 8th grade
A mother of a polio survivor talks to a vaccinator, warning her to tell parents, “Never repeat the mistake I committed, my child is crippled. I request all the parents to vaccinate their children against polio.” Fida Mohammad, 8th grade

Quetta, 24 October – On the occasion of World Polio Day 2011, Rotary Club Bolan and UNICEF arranged an art competition among schools from high risk union councils in the district of Quetta, in Balochistan province of Pakistan. Fifty students from ten schools of four high risk union councils participated in the event, which was arranged around the themes “Story of a polio affected child” and “Polio vaccines save from disability.”

 


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