Mtwapa Mother selling kidney for son's fee

  • PublishedJanuary 29, 2018

A twice divorced mother of two from Kilifi County has claimed that she is willing to sell a kidney to raise money to educate her Form four son and feed his sibling.

The woman who lives in Mtwapa said that life has become extremely unbearable after he was abandoned by her two former husbands who also refused to accept and take responsibility of her sons aged 2 and 17 years. She claims she has not been successful in securing a bursary and scholarship or get a well-paying job.

The mother, Aisha Juma said that she has on several occasions contemplated suicide but the thought of leaving her two children behind alone suffering makes her sober up and soldier on with life.

She said that she is willing to sell her kidney and get money to see her children through school and start up a business the will sustain them.

“I have severally thought of suicide after my first and second husband abandoned me and refused to accept our sons. Life has turned into a thorn and I can’t seem to find any help. So I have decided to sell one of my kidneys to get money that will help me school my sons and set up businesses to sustain us,” said Juma.

Juma who was previously a food vendor at Mtwapa said that she could not engage in strenuous labor anymore after she underwent caesarian twice while giving birth to her first and last born.

ARTICLE SOURCE: STANDARD DIGITAL – Read More: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001267583/mother-willing-to-sell-kidney-to-raise-school-fees-for-her-son

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