February 20, 2019, Epe, Lagos State, Nigeria- Mary, 11, (name changed for security) poses for a portrait in her classroom. Her school was recently built but her village still suffers from lack of clean and running water. There are currently no toilets for her and her classmates which causes many sanitary issues and health problems. With the kidnapping of the Chibok girls in 2014 by Boko Haram, attending school for children is a risk in itself.
 February 22, 2019, Maiduguri, Nigeria- 
On February 16, 2019 three Boko Haram members entered a mosque with one man strapped with an IED, accompanied by two gunmen. The suicide bomb happened at around 05:40, leaving nine killed and 15 injured. It now sits empty and locked.
 February 22, 2019, Maiduguri, Nigeria- Two girls stand outside the mosque that was a target for a suicide bomb. On February 16, 2019 three Boko Haram members entered a mosque with one man strapped with an IED, accompanied by two gunmen. The incident happened at around 05:40, leaving nine killed and 15 injured. The holes on the wall can be seen as the damage from the explosion and gunshots.
 February 22, 2019, Maiduguri, Nigeria- Kids play football outside a mosque the day before elections will commence.
 February 23, 2019, Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria- Women at the Teacher's Village IDP camp wait in line to cast their vote in the 2019 presidential elections. Teacher's Village IDP camp is home to over 36,000 IDP's. Election morning, Boko Haram set off seven RPG's around the perimeter of the city, one of them set off at this IDP camp just behind these women.
 February 24, 2019, Maiduguri, Nigeria- 
Aisa Mallam Madu poses for a portrait in her home constructed of old sacks and a small concrete room. Boko Haram has taken the lives of six of her children. After Boko Haram took over her village, Baga, they executed her granddaughter's father and then took her mother. Aisa hid her grandchildren and trekked 196 km from Baga to Maiduguri.
 February 24, 2019, Maiduguri, Nigeria- The location Boko Haram originally operated out of and began, Bulabulin Ngaranam. Now paved over and rebuilt to help the community heal from all the greif caused by the terrorist group.
 February 25, 2019, Maiduguri, Nigeria-
On February 1, 2019, Hajjalima (95), escaped with others from the village in the middle of the night after Boko Haram took over village, Baga. They put the elderly in carts, usually used to haul water cans, and the younger villagers would push them to Maiduguri.
 February 25, 2019, Maiduguri, Nigeria- 
From left to right, Aisha (13), Umar (12), and Muhammed (7) (names changed to protect identity) escaped from Boko Haram in December after being held captive for five years being used as human shields during fire fights. Umar had escaped by himself,  taking refuge in an abandoned gas station with twelve other children. Umar was the only one that didn't die from starvation or dehydration. Soldiers eventually found him on the side of the road and brought him to safety where he was reunited with his brother and sister after their escape just two weeks earlier.
 February 26, 2019, Tsanyawa Kano State, Nigeria- Women wait with their children to recieve medical attention.
 February 26, 2019, Tsanyawa Kano State, Nigeria- A woman infected with yellow fever lays in her hospital bed on an IV drip while the doctor tends to her.
 February 26, 2019, Tsanyawa Kano State, Nigeria-
A 40-year-old woman infected with AIDS sleeps in her hospital bed on IV while her sister visits her. Nigeria is under-resourced in children's care, sexual and reproductive health and emergency care facilities. Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) cites armed conflict, disease epidemics and healthcare exclusion as primary reasons for its presence in Nigeria.
 February 26, 2019, Tsanyawa Kano State, Nigeria- A man lays on a hospital bed while getting his blood drawn to donate for his child who is need of blood.
 February 26, 2019, Tsanyawa Kano State, Nigeria- Hauwa (23) is a volunteer medic at the hospital.
 Tsanyawa Kano State, Nigeria, February 26, 2019- Family members sit next to the patient while the doctor tends to her.  According to Reuters, 35 percent of hospitals have been completely destroyed in the nearly seven-year-long insurgency, and a further 29 percent have been damaged. Nigeria isn't short of medical professionals, however most are in the rich and populated areas. Leaving the poor and rural communities with little supplies and access to clean water.
 February 26, 2019, Tsanyawa Kano State, Nigeria- Patients of the maternity ward collect their patient records.
 February 26, 2019, Tsanyawa Kano State, Nigeria- 
A father rushes his sick daughter believing she is infected with malaria into the closest medical facility within hundreds of kilometers.
 Tsanyawa Kano State, Nigeria, February 26, 2019- A woman weighs her newborn baby in the hospital that is currently adding a new building.
 February 26, 2019, Jataka, Kano State, Nigeria- Kids walking in their village to the construction site of their new medical center.
 February 26, 2019, Jataka, Kano State, Nigeria- Kids of the community play outside the construction site of their future medical center.
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