- Your Voice
Many of the children sport their new clothes that were donated by residents of Tucson, Oro Valley and Marana. Oro Valley banker, El Ndoye worries about the suffering children in his homeland of Senegal. Ndoye was able to provide clothing for about 300 homeless children in a monthlong trip this summer.
The number of child beggars in Africa continues to grow, causing Tucson resident El Ndoye to worry about the state of his home country. Above, the children are shown in one of the buildings where they sleep together at night. Oftentimes there are not enough blankets to go around.
Ndoye holds one of the babies at an orphanage.
Tucson resident, El Ndoye and family members from Africa and America prepare to hand out all the donations they collected last year. This year, Ndoye is aiming higher, working to raise funds to build a home and school for the orphan children begging on the streets in Africa.
The children of Senegal are forced to live in unsanitary conditions. Above, one sick child sleeps alone with no blanket and no doctor to take care of him.