A man in Nakuru County has called out to Kenyans to help him take care of his children who are living with disabilities.
Joel Parsalaach, a fisherman in Nakuru County says without a source of income he is unable to fend for his family of nine -7 children and the wife.
Parsalaach is seeking on well wishers to help his children have access to the social amenities, food, shelter, clothing and medication.
The father of two says he is looking for assistive devices to help his children aged 4 and 15 with mobility.
He also needs beddings and money for physiotherapy clinics at Kijabe Specialist Clinic which is 200 kilometers away.
A philanthropist in Nakuru ,Divya Nitin Shah donated three wheelchairs to the family but amid looming hardships the family lost everything after being displaced by floods from the neighboring Lake Baringo.
An official from the Education Department in Baringo County visited the family but requested to talk to the press on condition of anonymity. She said incidents of negligence toward children with special needs are on the rise in Baringo South.
She appealed for increased public awareness about the need to avail such children to relevant authorities for timely assistance.