at one of our Parish Clinics. Following the clinic, her mom signed her
up for school. While her mom was able to pay for the first term, the
second term is questionable. Nayiima has Down Syndrome and has adapted
well to school. She follows the classroom routines and a smile shines
on her face when she is ackowledged!
was born a typical developing child. At the age of two he caught
malaria. Malaria resulted in seizures. In the process of healing from
malaria, he lost his hearing. The eleven-year-old was studying in
school, but had to stop because his family did not have money to pay
is a twelve year old boy who was born healthy. When he was young he
became sick. The illness delayed his ability to walk. However, through
treatment at a clinic he is now able to walk. His speech was also
impacted by the illness, and he currently has limited ability to string
words together to speak a complete idea.
was born with pus coming out of her ears.
condition was a chronic problem though the age of ten. At ten years old
her ears became swollen, painful, and blood started coming out of her
ears. This episode repeated itself again when she was fifteen years
old. Erinah has hearing problems, as well as pain. Medication helps her
condition as a temporary relief, but then her ear problems return.
is a fourteen year old girl who lives with her grandmother since the
death of her mother this past year. Her parents both died of HIV/AIDS.
Rose has learning struggles. Her grandmother would love for her to have
the chance to learn and have opportunity in the future that will allow
her to support herself. Rose and her grandmother are hoping someone
will sponsor her.
born a typical developing child. She was able to talk and could hear.
However she contracted Malaria at a young age. The illness left her
unable to hear nor speak. Hanifah is currently five years old.
is a seven-year-old girl. She had convulsions
when she was two months old. The cause of the seizures was not
determined, however malaria was suspected by mom. When Yudaya was
one-and-a- half years old, mom realized she was not able to hear nor
an eleven-year-old girl who is looking for a sponsor. When she was one,
her seizures began. She also developed hearing problems, and needs the
speaker to amplify his voice and look at her when speaking to her.
got malaria at four months old, which resulted in her having
convulsions. She nearly died from malaria. Her father died around the
time she had malaria. At the age of five she developed seizures. The
seizures impaired her ability to talk. With time, she was able to
regain the ability to say "mom". When her mother talks, she repeats
what her mother says. Hope is currently on medication to control her
seizures. Now at eleven years old, Hope enjoys running.
the age of five Aisha developed ear problems. The hospital gave her
medication. She has hearing loss and at times does not hear at all.
Aisha is seven years old and hoping for a sponsor.
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