Susan Wanjiku from Murarandia ward in Murang’a county has been living under awful conditions, in a makeshift structure after her iron sheet house was rammed onto and destroyed by a vehicle that had swerved off the road in May 2020.
Wanjiku a mother of three who uses a wheelchair has a reason to smile again after a well-wisher built and unveiled a new house on June 25, 2020, to shelter her and her children.
Karanja Mburu Wamatangi through his foundation managed to build the 63-year old woman a two bedroomed house and also provided her with a new wheelchair. One of the neighbors reported that after the accident that destroyed Susan’s house, she together with one of her sons braved heavy rains in May and early June while receiving help and support from well-wishers.
Speaking while commissioning the house, George Gathuru a representative from the office of Wamatangi Foundation said many people at grassroots need help but their cries are rarely heard. He added that despite now having a good house, Wanjiku and her family need more assistance in terms of other basic needs like food and medication, therefore, calling on other well-wishers to help.
Wamatangi foundation has been undertaking other humanitarian activities within Kiharu constituency for several years. However, they are still calling for help to reach other people especially those at grassroots levels and those vulnerable persons with disabilities who require basic needs.
By: Linzer Kibebe