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  Profile: Judith
Updated 24 January 2003, 17.36

Judith lives in Malawi, a tiny country facing its worst hunger crisis for fifty years.

Both her parents are dead so her older sister Helena looks after what's left of their family - five brothers and sisters and their blind grandmother.

They only eat one small bowl of porridge a day, but if Helena can't find work they have to go without.

Name: Judith
Age: 13
Home: I live in Malawi
Do you go to school? I go to school for seven hours a day
Fave subject: English
How do you get there? I walk, it's a long way and takes an hour

What do you do to have fun with your friends? I look after young children in the village
What time do you have to go to bed? When it gets dark
What do you worry about? Having enough food to eat, my brothers and sisters

If you could change anything about your life what would it be? To not have to worry about having enough food
What do you want to be when you grow up? I don't know
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