SA mom's brave Syrian plan

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Rosanne Symons is one of 47 South African medics who are headed to Syria to lend a helping hand. Symons says it has been her lifelong dream to make a difference in the world eNCA

Johannesburg – Forty-seven South African medics are en-route to a makeshift hospital in northern Syria.

They’re armed with much-needed supplies. An estimated 100, 000 people have died in a civil war there, which has now entered its second year. 

Among the Gift of the Givers medical team is a mother of five, who’s left her work at a private hospital, to lend a hand in the war-torn country.

Follow the progress of the Gift of the Givers mission - Yusuf Omar is blogging his Syrian experience.

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