Africa

'Mama Sunday' feeds Burundi's hungry street children

Updated 6:35 AM ET, Mon December 9, 2013
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Christine Ntahe is a children's advocate and radio broadcaster in Burundi known as "Mama Dimanche" ("Mama Sunday"). CNN
Every Sunday, she opens her house to the homeless street children of Bujumbura, the capital of Burundi, providing them with free meals. CNN
Half of Burundi's population is under the age of 18, while nearly 60% of the country's children under five suffer from malnutrition. CNN
Ntahe uses her radio show to give homeless children a voice and discuss issues affecting them. CNN
"I say that the young people are the Burundi for tomorrow but tomorrow is impossible if we don't live well today," she says. CNN