Success Stories

Transforming Lives: Stories of Resilience and Hope

In the heart of Compassionate Hands for the Disabled, amidst the challenges, we find stories of resilience and inspiration that have shaped our journey. These stories are a testament to the incredible impact of our programs and the boundless potential of the children we serve. We invite you to step into the lives of some remarkable individuals who have triumphed over adversity, thanks to your support.

Samuel Macharia - A Journey of Determination:

In 2012, Samuel Macharia found his way to our organization after his family was deeply affected by post-election violence in 2007. Samuel faces the daily challenges of living with spinal bifida. However, within the walls of our institution, Samuel's spirit was unbreakable. With the help of our educational program, he not only completed his primary and secondary education but is now pursuing a theological course. His ambition knows no bounds, as he aspires to forge a career in journalism and media. Samuel is a remarkable orator, a paragon of self-discipline, and a shining beacon of confidence.

Brian Mbugua - A Vision of Progress:

Brian Mbugua's story is one of transformation from a young boy with visual impairment to a young scholar with a bright future. Arriving at our organization at a tender age, we embarked on a journey to teach him the activities of daily living. With dedication and determination, we integrated him into a special school, where he learned to read and write using Braille. Brian, now in grade 4, is a testimony to the power of education. Beyond academics, his passion for music has flourished, and he participates in music lessons during school holidays.

Sanchez Otieno - Overcoming Orphanhood:

Sanchez Otieno's life took a challenging turn when he became an orphan at a young age. With a visual impairment to contend with, the odds seemed stacked against him. However, Compassionate Hands for the Disabled embraced his story with open arms. We provided the necessary interventions and assistive devices that allowed him to embark on his educational journey. Today, Sanchez is pursuing his secondary school education and is set to complete his Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education this year. His resilience serves as an inspiration to us all.

Anne Gakenia - The Triumph of Cerebral Palsy:

Anne Gakenia's story is a testament to the power of physiotherapy and rehabilitation. As a child with cerebral palsy, her journey to independence was marked by unwavering determination. Through our interventions, Anne gained the ability to perform everyday activities by herself. Her story reminds us that with dedication and support, remarkable transformations are possible, even in the face of challenging conditions.

The Story of Compassionate Hands:

Our journey began 15 years ago, and the transformation is a testament to the power of compassion. Through fundraising campaigns, our organization acquired a piece of land, constructed dormitories, and established classroom structures. Today, our home is a sanctuary for 106 children with special needs. These children have found a place where they are valued, cherished, and empowered to reach their full potential.
These success stories are not just individual triumphs; they represent the collective strength of a community that believes in the incredible potential of every child. They are a testament to the power of your support and the impact it has on young lives. Join us in our noble cause, and together, we can continue to create stories of resilience and hope that inspire us all.