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Behind the mask, on the frontline to fight COVID-19

Field staff share their experience working with children, pregnant women, refugees, returnees, vulnerable families during the pandemic

From Ecuador to Rwanda, hundreds of AVSI staff are engaged in accompanying people deeply affected by the economic crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

But who are they? What do they fear? How does it feel to put a mask on and start a new work day on the field during a crisis?

BEHIND THE MASK

Meet the protagonists of AVSI projects on the frontline fighting against COVID-19

We started a journey together, I could not leave the Congolese families in the Kamwenge refugee camp when they need me the most

Jackson Ninkusima, AVSI Community based trainer working with Graduating to Resilience Activity funded by USAID