Please tell a story about a time when a person or organization tried to help someone or change something in your community:

Is Your Childs Head Too Big

If your child's head is usually big or you have noticed a rapid increase in the size he/she might be suffering from a condition called Hydrocephalus,which affects about one of 500 children in the world.Hydrocephalus is caused by too much fluid in the brain.Normally,the fluid bother the surfces of the brain this formed within the hollow placess in the brain which also act as a storage chamber and then arbsorbed in the blood.This complecation usually results from reduced absorption as the extra fluid.Thsi complecation usually results from reduced absorption as the extra fluid expands the hollow spaces(ventricles)and enlargement of the head answer. This complecation may be present at birth and also it can occur later in the child.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Individual

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to my family

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Kenyatta Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya
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