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Eliaichi is from a rural district in the Kilimanjaro region of northern Tanzania. When he was born, his mother noticed his legs weren’t moving, so she began to ask people about her child’s condition....

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Josephine, from the south west of Tanzania, experienced a long labour with her first child, drawn out over 4 days. When she arrived at her regional hospital, doctors helped get the baby out, but her...

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You’d be hard pressed to find someone more committed to their job than Neema. As the In-Charge of CCBRT’s Eye Outpatient Department (OPD), Neema has the tremendous responsibility of ensuring that all...

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“I have gone through a lot,” Khadija says as she reflects upon the year. After developing fistula, Khadija could no longer work and support herself. “I could not even do housework,” Khadija says. “I...

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When Abasi had his right leg amputated in 2013, his first thought was: “How will I take care of my family?” An entrepreneur in Dar es Salaam, Abasi was operating a business that was losing capital at...

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“Now that I have been treated I hope that I can go back and work with my community to gain access to the loans that will help me to grow my business."

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When we arrive at Nicholas’ home in Moshi, we see him sitting quietly in the wheelchair that was provided free of charge by CCBRT. Nicholas was diagnosed with cerebral palsy at 6 months old when his...

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Little Nasoro has come a long way since he arrived at CCBRT with serious burns in mid-2012. Six months on, the little boy is able to smile again and is showing signs of an amazing recovery.

Nasoro...

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Jovit, 12, was 8 years old when he was involved in an accident on his bike. In the accident, Jovit sustained a serious injury to his right eye, and was treated at his local mission hospital. There...

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Jennifer is currently practicing her crochet, which she has learnt as part of the holistic care programme at CCBRT. She was 13 years old when she developed obstetric fistula. It was her first...

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