Unforgettable memories for S'porean who worked in war-torn Sudan and Rwanda

Ms Rathi Pala Krishnan's (in white) six years in war-torn zones are full of indelible memories. PHOTO: COURTESY OF RATHI PALAKRISHNAN
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SINGAPORE - From the six-year-old orphan she met in Rwanda, who had "a smile like the sun" despite losing his entire family in the genocide, to the mothers in Sudan, who queued for hours on end to get supplementary food for their babies, Ms Rathi Pala Krishnan's six years in war-torn zones are full of indelible memories.

"There are so many, even from my pre-WFP days: the children from the townships in Windhoek, Namibia, who stole my heart with their songs of hope," she told The Straits Times. WFP refers to the United Nations World Food Programme.

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