I’m only 4 but people are really mean to me

Four year old Priscilla from Madagascar needs a surgical procedure called an osteotomy on both her legs. The problem is that her mother Llanariana works very hard but only makes $2 a day, which is quite normal where they live, and there is no hope that she could ever save enough money to pay for the surgery. All she can do is pray for a miracle.

The only one in the whole country

Sophisticated pieces of medical diagnostic equipment like CAT (Computer Assisted Tomography) scanners are usually very expensive, but essential for safe surgery on some of the more complicated cases we encounter on our hospital ship the Africa Mercy.