Nkamaniki is an elderly man from Kenya. He is a husband and a father to 21 children. Some of his children are in secondary and others in primary school. He works as a farmer, but the constraint of raising his large family leaves Nkamaniki struggling with limited finances.
“Nkamaniki started complaining of hearing loss in June 2014 but was not able to get to the hospital,” reports our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation (AMHF). “He is not able to communicate effectively. He strains to grasp words spoken to him. In April 2016 when he visited our facility for treatment, hearing aids were recommended, but Nkamaniki is not able to raise the full amount needed.”
With $929, Nkamaniki can receive hearing aids to restore severe hearing loss in his left ear. Nkamaniki is hopeful for treatment. He says: “I want to be able to effectively hear and communicate well.”