The Hunted Children Of Tanzania: Mutilated For Profit

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — In Tanzania, children with albinism are hunted for their limbs due to the belief that they bring good luck and wealth. Wealthy business men and politicians pay up to $80,000 to witch doctors to make potion of out the body parts. This is the story of four Tanzanian children, Emmanuel, Mwigulu, Pendo, and Baraka who were hunted and mutilated for profit. They were brought to Staten Island by the Global Medical Relief Fund where they received treatment through the generosity Shriners Hospital, SIUH, RUMC and Dr. Michael Gastaldi. (Video by Amanda Steen)