Children Rebuilding in the Wake of Ebola

Image: Abu on his first day back at school, in April (Ben Steele)

Filmmaker Ben Steele discusses his journey to West Africa, where he meets and documents some of the 20,000 children left orphaned by the Ebola epidemic. Steele’s newly released documentary follows several children, who are rebuilding their lives in the aftermath of Ebola. One of the children he follows is 12 year old Abu, who was taken in by relatives and is now back in school and thriving. Sierra Leone was finally declared Ebola free last month and we hope that the world continues to make strides to stop this devastating disease. Read more here @TheIndependent: