How the disaster affected communities
Ebola Survivor - Abibatu
Abibatu, 16, is a girls’ rights activist for Plan International and lost her father and brothers to Ebola.
Through our youth advocacy work, Abibatu speaks about Ebola on the radio and tells people they shouldn’t be afraid of survivors.
How our Work helped
Returning to School
“When I got the (education) package I was too excited and I cried as my parents said they will take me back to school.
"I’m so happy to go back to school and I thank Plan International for assisting my family in this Ebola period.”
- Jeneba, a Plan UK sponsored child, Sierra Leone
Read more about our efforts to get children back to learning after Ebola
Real stories of Ebola
"When schools close because of the Ebola outbreak, how will we achieve our dreams?
"Children that drop out of school, orphans, and girls will be in danger of violations."
Kamanda shares his stories of the impact Ebola had on his community, along with other young people from Liberia and Sierra Leone.