This is the simple, yet tragic, reality so many families living in the West African Sahel - a region between the Sahara Desert and rainforests that already doesn’t get much rainfall, and where crops are already vulnerable.
His family lives in Burkina Faso and depends on their land for survival. When Diadagdou's crops failed, his children became ill and even began showing the signs of stunted growth. He was so desperate to feed his family, he begged his neighbors for food and even considered leaving the country to find work.
But you changed everything for this family.