“My mother’s name is Elizabeth and she asks me to help her wash dishes and wash the clothes. I get milk and put it in a sauce pan while she makes mandazi (doughnuts). I make the tea. After I make tea, I clean the dishes, and prepare the rice if my mom asks me to.”
Boke, 5, was born with hydrocephalus. Her father abandoned her because of her disabilty. She is now enrolled at Joyland Special School. Physiotherapy at Joyland taught her to stand and is helping her learn to walk.