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In 2012, British actor Keira Knightley met two-year-old Abdalleh Kalé during a visit to Chad for Soccer Aid.
Like many children in West Africa at the moment, Abdallah's family is struggling to get him enough food to eat because of drought.
In March of this year, Abdalleh’s mother, Haoua, brought her only son 100 km to an emergency feeding centre in Mao, Chad because he was vomiting and unable to gain weight.
He's severely ill from hunger. He sits with his mother all day long at the centre, not crying, not playing – he's too weak.
Abdalleh’s father is a gardener. But without rain, he's not been able to grow food for his family so he's moved away to look for work. He sends back what little money he can.
This helps Haoua to buy some food for her family, but food is expensive because it's in such short supply.
When Abdallah arrived at the feeding centre he was unable to keep any food or milk down. Although he can't eat normally he's now being fed with a special therapeutic milk through his nose. So far he hasn't vomited the milk, which is a good sign.
Malnourished children are arriving every day at this feeding centre. With support, funding and supplies from UNICEF, the centre can treat children like Abdallah.
The special therapeutic milk that Abdallah's getting helps children with the most severe malnutrition gain weight quickly.
It's simple, cheap and it saves lives.
Just £5 could help provide a week's supply of life-saving emergency food to help bring a severerly malnourished child back to health.
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