Posted on June 24, 2016

JOESEPH EKIRAPA 

Birth date: 10/29/2008
Age at admission: 2 weeks
Gender: Male
Resides: St. Joseph’s Orphanage, Amukura Kenya

At the age of 2 weeks, Joseph was found starving and hidden in a bush. A passerby brought him to the local leader who reported the matter to the police station, and eventually the Children’s Court. After that he was sent to St. Joseph’s Orphanage in Amukura, Kenya. Joseph speaks with a stutter and has mild mental retardation. He is enrolled in speech therapy and therapies for daily living.

Likes: Leg ball, playing with toys                                                                                                                                            Dislikes: Being teased 

When I grow up I want to be: A policeman                                                                                                                          Hopes for the future: To grow up and become a big man                                                                                                    Favorite school subject: Drawing​​