Baby Ayan who is 14 months old is a victim of rarely hydrocephalus. The hydrocephalus is derived from the Greek words “hydro” meaning water and “cephalus” meaning head.
As the name implies, it is a condition in which the primary characteristic is excessive accumulation of fluid in the brain.
Although hydrocephalus was once known as “water on the brain,” the “water” is actually cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) — a clear fluid that surrounds the brain and spinal cord.
The excessive accumulation of CSF results in an abnormal widening of spaces in the brain called ventricles. This widening creates potentially harmful pressure on the tissues of the brain.
Ayan hails from a poor background family that lives one of the outskirts villages Khalilio of Mandera County.
Baby Ayan was admitted to Mandera referral Hospital on Friday and was referred to Kijabe Hospital for emergency.
Well-wishers airlifted Baby Ayan to Kijabe Hospital. They are now appealing to more well-wishers to support Baby Ayan whose parents are poor and in need of support to settle her medical bill at Kijabe hospital.
As of Saturday evening, Kshs 225,000 (USD 2,250) was raised.
Well-wishers are required to contribute for Baby Ayan. For more information Kindly contact Adow Lugh 0721771143.
– Nep Journal CSR