Wilimena Gbayou’s life changed completely last year when Ebola arrived in her country, Liberia. One by one, as people in her community started dying, she began taking children orphaned by the virus into her house.
There are now more than 100 orphans living in Wilimena’s house, which has now become the Taffy Dollor Children’s Welfare Centre. And more are arriving all the time as health and community workers bring her children from across the country. She receives no government funding, relying completely on donations. But by December she was desperate, not having received anything for five months.