Category: tanzania

20/20 Special on Albinism

| October 6, 2009

This week, ABC’s 20/20 did an hour long special about albinism and the crisis in Tanzania, Albinism: Caught Between Dark and Light. NOAH had been in contact and working with ABC News A LOT over the past year, providing them information and connecting them with families and individual with albinism.  Overall I think the special […]

Tanzania: Ignorance is Deadly

| October 12, 2008

In Tanzania, a country in east Africa, more than 28 people with albinism, including a 7-month old baby, have been murdered.  Their body parts are being sold to witchdoctors to be made into potions.  It is a widespread belief that these potions bring riches and have magical powers.