Nguyen Van is a 34 year old single mother of two children (10 and 6 years old). She lives in Vinh Long in the southern Vietnam. Her husband abandoned her after she gave birth to her second daughter and never tried to contact her again. Her job as a part time seasonal farm worker did not cover her expenses to take care of her
Deborah Mulupi Masunde is a 45 year old single mother of five girls (one of which is married) was abandoned by her husband and lives Kawangare (slum area in Nairobi), where she does some gardening and grows some vegetation to support her family. Unfortunately it is not enough to support her girls, as well as send them to school; especially having bad health due
Janet Muhavi is a widow/single mother of three children. She had a responsibility to look after three of her children with no fixed job or income. The oldest child was not living with her as it was too expensive to look after all three of them in a big city like Nairobi, so one of the girls was sent away to her relatives up country in her
Lynn is 11 years old. She has a soft palate. A palate is the roof of the mouth. It separates the oral cavity from the nasal cavity. Due to that she is not able to speak properly and requires speech therapy. She has to go to a speech therapist two or three times a month to help improve her speech. She is a very
Edith Musimbi is a 46 year old single mother of two children. She lives in “Kawangware” a slum in Nairobi. Her employment as a seamstress does not cover her living conditions. She had a struggle to put food on her table and also send her children to school. Give the Needy Foundation is now supporting her, since 2009 so she can help her family
Paulyne Oside is a 28 years old single mother of four children. She lives in “Kaulangware” slum in Nairobi.