Build 152 Resilient Villages in Horn of Africa

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Build 152 Resilient Villages in Horn of Africa
Build 152 Resilient Villages in Horn of Africa
Build 152 Resilient Villages in Horn of Africa
Build 152 Resilient Villages in Horn of Africa
Build 152 Resilient Villages in Horn of Africa
Build 152 Resilient Villages in Horn of Africa
Build 152 Resilient Villages in Horn of Africa
Build 152 Resilient Villages in Horn of Africa
Build 152 Resilient Villages in Horn of Africa

Project Report | Feb 26, 2018
Molu Guyo: a story of resilience

By Noor Abdulqadir | Project Leader

Molu's home on the hill
Molu's home on the hill

Molu Guyo is a man in his early forties. He has a wife and three children. On the surface, it looks like a normal family situation. But 1 year ago, Molu was paralysed on one side of his body after suffering a stroke. He could no longer move with his legs, and could only stay seated or sleeping on one spot unless he was moved. As a man who used to provide for his family by going for casual labour jobs such as construction, this was very difficult for him. He had just moved his family to a new home up on a hill. But the situation changed with the stroke.

Since then, his wife became the sole bread winner. She gets work only once a week by washing clothes and earns 300 shillings every time, or a total of 1200 shillings per month (about $1.20). This is obviously not enough for the family's needs, especially considering Molu's medical needs as well. 

With this project, we were able to support Molu and his family with 3000 shillings per month to support their food costs. The children were able to go to school without being hungry, and their parents felt a little less burdened. A local donor also decided to support Molu and his family with one mattress since the children were sleeping on used boxes. In January, we delivered this mattress to the delight of the family. 

Despite all the hardships, this project has proved that people like Molu can also be found and help can reach them, with the support of the community around them. 

Our project staff delivering the mattress
Our project staff delivering the mattress
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Horn of Africa Development Initiative - HODI

Location: Marsabit, Upper Eastern - Kenya
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Fatuma Adan
Marsabit , Upper Eastern Kenya
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