Meet 66-year-old farmer with no arms and feet but can slice a pineapple like a pro

Meet 66-year-old farmer with no arms and feet but can slice a pineapple like a pro

Often, humans complain about the most mundane things instead of being grateful for the most important things like life.

To stand, to breathe, to walk and talk are among the little stuff we tend to take for granted every day.

Joseph Kanyoni Njuguna, a 66-year-old farmer from Kiambu County knows too well how it feels to live without his legs and arms. However, he is happy. Actually, extremely happy.

The happy-go-lucky pineapple farmer revealed that one of his siblings who was born with a similar condition was killed shortly after birth.

READ ALSO: Physically impaired maths teacher defies condition, climbs 3-storey building daily to teach students

Meet 66-year-old farmer with no arms and feet but can slice a pineapple like a pro
Photo of the farmer slicing a pineapple. Photo: Tuko
Source: UGC

PAY ATTENTION: Read best news on Nigeria's #1 news app

My grandfather said my sibling had to be killed because he would bring shame to the family. They stuffed his mouth with leaves and he died," Kanyoni said.

Luckily, the farmer's life was spared because his parents feared Kanyoni's death would lead to the birth of a more disabled child.

I am okay with my condition. I do not feel like someone who has limbs is better than me," he said.

And when Kanyoni grabs his garden tools, he means business! Some digging here and some planting there, this guy is the whole package. He grows pineapples and all his plants are thriving. He is surely the perfect example of resilience.

Married father of several children even slices fruits better than your local fruit vendor. His wife, Ann Njeri, describes their love like that of food. She loves him so much just like she loves food.

PAY ATTENTION: Get your daily relationship tips and advice on Africa Love Aid group

"When he leaves I follow him. If he does not come back home I stay in the kitchen. I cannot stay in bed. He is a man like any other and we even have kids. We have been together since 1989," Njeri said.

READ ALSO: upgrades to a letter from our Editor-in-Chief Bayo Olupohunda

Meanwhile, previously gathered the report of a kindhearted 12-year-old boy who carries his disabled friend on his back daily to attend classes for a period of six years.

The inspiring story of the friendship between the two boys warmed the heart of many in the online community.

I want to be the first woman with disability at the National Assembly | Legit TV


Online view pixel