8-year-old Syrian girl uses tin cans as legs

Maya Mohammad Ali Merhi uses prosthetic legs made by her father from tin cans. The eight-year-old lives in a camp for displaced people in the northern Syrian province of Idlib.
Maya and her father were both born without lower limbs. Unable to afford real prosthetic limbs, her father made her a pair out of tin cans filled with cotton and scrap pieces of cloth. Maya's family had to flee their home in Aleppo because of fighting.

8-year-old Syrian girl uses tin cans as legs


Maya and her father were both born without lower limbs. Unable to afford real prosthetic limbs, her father made her a pair out of tin cans filled with cotton and scrap pieces of cloth. Maya's family had to flee their home in Aleppo because of fighting. e in other countries near and far.'

8-year-old Syrian girl uses tin cans as legs

8-year-old Syrian girl uses tin cans as legs

8-year-old Syrian girl uses tin cans as legs

8-year-old Syrian girl uses tin cans as legs

8-year-old Syrian girl uses tin cans as legs

8-year-old Syrian girl uses tin cans as legs

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