IOM Western Indian Ocean | Newsletter | Oct-Dec 2017

Date Publish: 
Friday, March 2, 2018 - 12:30
Region Country: 
Madagascar, Mauritius

Escaping the Drought of the South: Hope and Sacrifice

It will soon be two years since the three sons of Soazara, a 56-year-old widow, left Bekily village to go to the other end of the Island, in Sambava, hoping for a better life away from the ruthless drought of the South. All three separated from their wives, left their children with Soazara, who also cares for their other two brothers.