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Name of child: Josephine
Father’s name: Deusdedit Andrea Chuwa
Mother’s name: Mary Jeremiah Kessy
Date of birth: 1/24/2009
Place of birth: Pangaleni Rau Moshi Kilimanjaro
Father’s occupation: Driver who works as a day worker to get something to support family. Not a reliable job.
Mother: Domestic woman, needs support of income generating project to be able to meet the needs of her family of three disabled children.
Stage of education: Josephine is the middle child. It is a very poor family with three children. They have nothing substantial to rely on.
She is in Standard V at the age of 13. She should have been form three but due to disability she was late to walk and to start primary education. The mother has given birth to girls only. From the African mentality she is looked down upon and abandoned by her husband.
Support needed: The mother needs counselling and financial support to generate income in order to manage her family.