He is my brother, we used to live with him in Embakasi, Nairobi but due to his condition we had to take him home to our mother to look after him. He had a wheelchair that is long gone and unusable Ilibidi nimskume ocha kwa mother ju singeweza na mahustling zangu – Jack Were
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Mum has to put him in the sun for a while and take him to the hospital and she’s almost giving up for lack of a wheelchair. Help us get one!
As we speak mother humpeleka hosi na mat!”
Dear reader, that’s the plea we got and we seek your assistance. His situation is wanting for a wheelchair and also proper medical attention
Desmond suffered CP while he was in class two and now he is 21 years but over the years he has deteriorated to worse levels as seen in the pictures.
“Up to now doctors tell us that it is a problem to do with the head”
About Cerebral Palsy
Cerebral Palsy is considered a neurological disorder caused by a non-progressive brain injury or malformation that occurs while the child’s brain is under development. Cerebral Palsy primarily affects body movement and muscle coordination muscle tone, reflex, posture and balance. An individual with Cerebral Palsy will likely show signs of physical impairment.
It is damage to the brain that cannot currently be fixed. Treatment and therapy help manage effects on the body. It is not contagious and it is no communicable
Statistics indicated cerebral palsy was the leading cause of disability among children in Kenya. Statistics in Kenya show that there is an increase in the occurrence of cerebral palsy in new born and infants as a result of brain damage. The main cause is lack of prenatal care and hospital’s inability to handle emergency cases during delivery. Most of the victims are young mothers