Community Health and Bereavement Fund is currently soliciting funds to cater for HIV/Aids and other
Incurable diseases, Off setting Hospital Bills, holding of community medical camps, Community Empowerment to the youth through sustainable agriculture and entrepreneurship courses in Kiambu County.
Most members of the community who suffer from the above-mentioned diseases are unable to earn their living while being under medication. In such situations, the family of the affected victims becomes poorer for most of their time they concentrate with the ailing person.
Statistics show that young people in the age bracket of 40 years and below are the most affected, meaning they depend on the older who are above 50 years. Families of these victims are suffering heavy losses due to offsetting hospital bills, Nursing, providing for food and supporting children to be in school. The situation even worsens when the victim succumbs to the disease leaving the family with nothing and in most cases the lands, businesses and livestock act as collateral to pay for the medical expenses.
JACINTA WAMBUI GITAU
ID - 675829
Jacinta Wambui Gitau was born in the year 1959, she is married with 10 children and one is deceased. Back in the year 2016 she become sick and was admitted at Thika Hospital level 5 . She spent six months being diagnosed without the disease being identified. through the support of (CHEFUND ) Jacinta was transferred to Kenyatta National Hospital where the disease was identified and treated .Thereafter she was referred to Igeania Hospital for medical check-up where she is still attending medication do date.
Due to high standard of living and lack funds Wambui needs, financial and material support from well-wishers, Organization and the government for her to continue attending medical check-ups and house up keep.