Humanitarian Relief http://redriverradio.org en Shreveporter continues effort to improve the life of West African girl http://redriverradio.org/post/shreveporter-continues-effort-improve-life-west-african-girl <p></p><p></p><p>One year ago this month, college student Tia Landrum of Shreveport encountered a life altering situation while on an internship in Ghana. She saw an emaciated girl who&nbsp;was lying helpless&nbsp;in a marketplace, and exposed to the West African sun.</p><p>“She weighed a little over 17 kilograms (37 pounds) when we picked her up, and she was about five feet tall," Landrum said.</p> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 17:44:49 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 30807 at http://redriverradio.org Shreveporter continues effort to improve the life of West African girl