Ruth and Isaac live in a slum in Lusaka, Zambia. Isaac (behind) is Ruth’s best friend. They play together, go to school together and he protects her when needed. Albino children in Africa are often targeted because witch doctors say their bodies can cure diseases. Because of her albinism, she is very vulnerable to the sun and her chance on skin cancer in her youth is incredibly high. Orange Babies helps the children in her area with education and HIV prevention, but providing Ruth with sun protection was unfortunately too much out of the Orange Babies mission statement, which I totally understand. So I thought of a plan which you can read here. (And after reading the story, you come back to buy their portrait, of course ūüėéūü§£)

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