Aya prepares to go to school

23 May 2016

Aya Kassem is a young Palestine refugee in Syria who had her leg amputated three years ago after a mortar exploded nearby as she was walking home from kindergarten in Jaramana, Damascus. She underwent a number of operations and has had to learn to walk again with an artificial leg provided by UNRWA. Watch Aya prepare to go to school as she recalls the incident that changed her life forever.