Ahmed is a 17-year-old boy who has faced several economic and societal difficulties. He was forced to work at the age of eight in order to get food and continue studying. Ahmed was subjected to exploitation and violence, which pushed him to fight for his rights. Ahmed was able to stop more than 2,000 girls from being forced to marry and sent them back to school. His successful campaign to help children affected by conflict and has benefitted more than 10,000 children. Ahmed also donated food and medicine to more than 500 malnourished and war weary children.
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