A daily struggle to feed her family

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Violette Bukeyeneza, 45, in Burundi, faces a daily struggle to feed her family, a task she faces alone after being abandoned by her husband five years ago. She depends on casual work and relies on neighbours to give the family shelter when it rains because the roof of her house leaks. ‘I don’t have much to feed my family – just enough to survive. We have gone without food many times. If I get a chance to work, then I can buy something to eat. If not, we go to sleep hungry.

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