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Tanzania Environmental, Health and Disability Services Organization

Tanzania Environmental, Health and Disability Services Organization

Nyashishi - Mwanza, Tanzania

A school girl at Kurukerege Primary School living in Kurukerege village, Musoma Rural Mara region Tanzania. The girl was visited by TEHDSO leaders in 2016 at school and his family when conducting baseline survey for pupils with disability against their physical, mental awareness v/v school situation and academic performance and their social interactions and acceptance in the community and family. The girl is attending to school with many difficulties compared with other pupil who has no disability. His performance sometimes is interrupted with his disability. His family is poor.This girl had injection doses of quinine and been injected in a buttock,few days later a girl started experiencing severe leg pain which radiated to toes of his leg,then the leg started becoming weak.This condition prevented a girl to attend to school for some days.Later on the toes became with tinglings and numbness and the toes started becoming shorter with wound formation,then the wound healed but the toes are still atrophying and the limb moves with gate and is becoming shorter and still has persistency of limb pain.

This girl is looking for support from anybody or any institution for medical check up and treatment,school materials,food and transport.We humbly admire your support,thank you.

A school boy at Kurukerege Primary School living in Kurukerege village, Musoma Rural Mara region Tanzania. The boy was visited by TEHDSO leaders in 2016 at school and his family when conducting baseline survey for pupils with disability against their physical, mental awareness v/v school situation and academic performance and their social interactions and acceptance in the community and family. The boy is attending to school with many difficulties compared with other pupils who has no disability. His performance sometimes is interrupted with his disability. His family is poor. This boy,has had fallen on  a stone and been injured on his right arm,the condition that make him to be treated at home (locally),where the wound became infected and took a very long time,this boy is living with his Grandfather.Then the grandfather decided to take him to hospital,the doctors decided to do amputation but the grandfather refused and took the patient back home and local treatment continued,the grandfather explained that he didnt take the boy to hospital soon due to poor economic status.Then,the boy got healed with short limb with contracture of the limb and fingers as you see.

We do encourage you to support this boy for physiotherapy,family expenditures inluding shool uniforms and other school materials,meals and treatment supports,thank you.

A school boy at Kurukerege Primary School living in Kurukerege village, Musoma Rural Mara region Tanzania. The boy was visited by TEHDSO leaders in 2016 at school and his family when conducting baseline survey for pupils with disability against their physical, mental awareness v/v school situation and academic performance and their social interactions and acceptance in the community and family. The boy is attending to school with many difficulties compared with other pupils who has no disability. His performance sometimes is interrupted with his disability. His family is poor.Is a school boy with disability of both feet as you can see.The problem is said to be congenital and different measures taken but no success.We all know that,many disabled children are not identified soon especialy those who live in rural areas.The parents are poor in the way that they have nothing to do for this boy.The boy needs treatment and supports from you and any other people who are touched with this problem.May Lord bless you,thanks.

A school boy at Kurukerege Primary School living in Kurukerege village, Musoma Rural Mara region Tanzania. The boy was visited by TEHDSO leaders in 2016 at school and his family when conducting baseline survey for pupils with disability against their physical, mental awareness v/v school situation and academic performance and their social interactions and acceptance in the community and family. The boy is attending to school with many difficulties compared with other pupils who has no disability. His performance sometimes is interrupted with his disability. His family is poor.Is a boy with a shorter limb as you can see,he is from Musoma rural Mara Tanzania.The boy see his right leg becoming shorter and thin as the days goes on which he is not able to walk straight and this condition makes him failing to attend to school in some days because it sometimes presents with leg pain.The boy is asking for help on medical check up and treatment,school material support,transport and other supports to his family.We are so humble to request your support to this boy,stay blessed,Thank you.


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A school boy at Kurukerege Primary School living in Kurukerege village, Musoma Rural Mara region Tanzania. The boy was visited by TEHDSO leaders in 2016 at school and his family when conducting baseline survey for pupils with disability against their physical, mental awareness v/v school situation and academic performance and their social interactions and acceptance in the community and family. The boy is attending to school with many difficulties compared with other pupil who has no disability. His performance sometimes is interrupted with his disability. His family is poor. The deformation becomes increasing now and then, he said that was born without disability, but his parents suddenly seen the legs of their child bending. The family struggled looking for medical assistance but there is no improvement at all. Everybody within the family has given up continuing struggling for improvement of this congenital malformation due to lack of knowledge and poverty. He walks about 5 kilometers to school everyday including other family activities eg fetching water from Lake Victoria (almost 6km from his residence) and goes to farm. So, if you’re touched and wish to support, Please contact us for more info on how you will donate.

A school boy at Kurukerege Primary School living in Kurukerege village, Musoma Rural Mara region Tanzania. The boy was visited by TEHDSO leaders in 2016 at school and his family when conducting baseline survey for pupils with disability against their physical, mental awareness v/v school situation and academic performance and their social interactions and acceptance in the community and family. The boy is attending to school with many difficulties compared with other pupils who has no disability. His performance sometimes is interrupted with his disability. His family is poor.He said that was born with disability (congenital disability) of which,both pedals are deformed. The family struggled looking for medical assistance but there is no success at all. Everybody within the family has given up continuing struggling for improvement of this congenital malformation due to lack of knowledge and poverty. He walks about 6 kilometers to school everyday including other family activities eg fetching water from Lake Victoria (almost 8km from his residence) and goes to farm. So, if you’re touched and wish to support, Please contact us for more info on how you will donate.

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A school boy at Kurukerege Primary School living in Kurukerege village, Musoma Rural Mara region Tanzania. The boy was visited by TEHDSO leaders in 2016 at school and his family when conducting baseline survey for pupils with disability against their physical, mental awareness v/v school situation and academic performance and their social interactions and acceptance in the community and family. The boy was born without any health problems, but during early life parents started seeing eye problems. They decided to take their child to medical services; there were some improvement but the problem

won’t cured, currently the boy has completely with eye problem with interrupted sight. This condition is putting this young boy to soon end up to blindness and his future is going to end up. So, if you’re touched and wish to support, Please contact us for more info on how you will donate.

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A school boy at Kurukerege Primary School living in Kurukerege village, Musoma Rural Mara region Tanzania. The boy was visited by TEHDSO leaders in 2016 at school and his family when conducting baseline survey for pupils with disability against their physical, mental awareness v/v school situation and academic performance and their social interactions and acceptance in the community and family. The boy is attending to school with many difficulties compared with other pupil who has no disability. His performance sometimes is interrupted with his disability. His family is poor. The boy was born without any health problems, but then started complaining of fever, abdominal pain and constipation. The boy was taken to hospital for medical assistance. He was diagnosed to have intestinal obstruction. Laporatomy done and intestinal released including anastomoses. By now the boy is complaining abdominal pain and discomfort which is so recurrent, the condition that makes him not to attend to school in some school days and poor concentration while in school. So, if you’re touched and wish to support, Please contact us for more info on how you will donate.

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The Community Health Workers on orientation to HIV Testing and Disclosure training held in Mwanza at Midland hotel in 2018 which facilitated by some of the TEHDSO leaders.

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The Community Health Workers on orientation to HIV Testing and Disclosure training held in Mwanza at Midland hotel in 2018 which facilitated by some of the TEHDSO leaders.

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