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A Turkish charity will provide a lifetime supply of medicines to a Nigerien girl suffering from a condition which puts her at a risk of losing eyesight.

The Humanitarian Relief Foundation (IHH) decided to reach out to Rukiye Ramatou, 7, after her story was told by Anadolu Agency on Tuesday.

“When I read the news, I listened to my heart and said that we could provide medicine as IHH volunteers,” Osman Kaan Akgul, head of IHH in Istanbul’s Bakirkoy district, told Anadolu Agency.

The girl suffers from glaucoma, an eye condition that damages the optic nerve and could

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