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    Taking care of kids who come to the clinic

    DAY 99

    A Place Just for Them

    A crowded and hectic health center can be a scary place for a little kid. There are sounds of sickness all around. Upset moms bring in their under-nourished babies. People are injured and in need of emergency medical help.

    Parents often bring their kids with them to the health center because they have no one else to watch over them. But if you’re a kid stuck in the middle of everything – and there’s no place meant just for you – it can be a horrifying experience.

    So we thought to ourselves – can’t we do something for these kids? Can’t we make a space for them that’s a little nicer, that feels a little safer?

    For day 98 we gathered together a few toys, some kid-sized chairs, and a rug – and made a space just for the little ones.

    Now, when kids come to the health center, they will have an area intended just for them. Where they can separate themselves for a moment from the urgency of the clinic, the often daunting place it can be. This corner will be a light in the darkness for these children – a place where they can play, even for a while.

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