All their worlds were turned upside down when, years ago, they found out their children would have to cope with lifelong conditions - including almost-unheard-of diseases. But today, these mums are at the forefront of campaigning for determined children by advocating inclusion, raising awareness and giving hope to other parents on the same journey
As the UAE turns the spotlight on people of determination in the Year of Tolerance, Catherine Paul-Fijten tells WKND why mums like her see their children as blessings
Hope Edemvughe and her baby, Favour, finally return home to Nigeria with the aid of the Khaleej Times readers.
The teen had always wanted to design her own dress and her wish came true