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The State of the Children

Part two in our four part series – The Case for Compassion Togo [3]

The children of Togo are especially affected by the economic and social issues of the country. The infant mortality rate is nearly 60 deaths per 1,000 live births and the under-five mortality rate is approximately 140 deaths out of 1,000 births. For those who survive those first years of life, there are still numerous difficulties to face.

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Major problem areas include:


TOMORROW:
The State of the Church


Photo and story by Phoebe Rogers [5]