Barely a year after a toddler, was rescued from a refuse dump in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria, the three-year-old boy has now started school.
The toddler, named Hope was rescued by a Danish charity worker, Anja Ringgren Loven, who cleaned him up and gave him a good life.
Pictures of the toddler was posted on social media got people talking as the boy is full of joy.
Anja Ringgren Loven, writing on her Facebook account said: “On the 30th of January 2016, I went on a rescue mission with David Emmanuel Umem, Nsidibe Orok and our Nigerian team. “A rescue mission that went viral, and today it’s exactly one year ago the world came to know a young little boy called Hope. “This week, Hope will start school.”
“Thousands of children are being accused of being witches and we’ve seen torture of children, dead children and frightened children,” she said on Facebook. “With all the money, we can, besides giving Hope the very best treatment, now also build a doctor clinic on the new land and save many more children out of torture.”