Woman seeks financial help to pay for son's medical bills

Woman seeks financial help to pay for son's medical bills

- Betty Gatume has suffered a great deal of loss over the past few years

- She lost two husbands, was involved in two accidents and her son was run over by a car while at work

- The mum who used to work at a petrol station in Banana town said her legs were injured and she sometimes struggles to stand or walk

- Her boy's kidneys stopped functioning properly after his accident and all Betty hopes for is that someone will help cater for the young man's medical bills

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What happens when life keeps throwing curveballs at you? Do you run and hide or do you throw them back?

Betty Gatume has seen it all, felt it all and heard it all. She is a woman who lost her bliss the moment she suffered her first accident.

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Mum who lost 2 husbands asks for financial help to cater for son's medical bills
Betty Gatume's husband died early in the year. Photo: Carolina Carlz
Source: UGC

The woman told journalist Carolina Carlz that she used to work at a petrol station when she was strong and capable of providing for her family.

Then tragedy struck. While going about her business, she was hit and injured by a vehicle.

Luckily, she got better with time and returned to work.

Then tragedy followed her after lurking in the shadows for a while. Betty was struck by another car while cleaning the floor.

That injured her legs and she used crutches to move around. From then on, things went downhill for her.

She narrated:

“I used to work as a cleaner at a petrol station and while I was working, a car sped into my direction and struck me."

But wait, there is more. Her child too suffered the same fate but was not lucky enough to escape with mild and treatable injuries.

The young man who worked as a tout at the market centre in Ruaka town fell off a vehicle and was run over by another.

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He spent a month in the hospital and ended up injuring his kidneys.

The widow said:

“He needs money to clear his bill and pay for an X-ray to see if he is healing. Sometimes he cries due to the pain and at some point, he did not eat for a week."

Betty, who lost her husband during the pandemic, added that she hopes to see her boy live a normal life one day.

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In other news, a Nigerian couple who recently gave birth to triplets have urged people to come to their rescue as life has been difficult for them.

Speaking with Legit TV, Emmanuel Adah said he lost his job as an office assistant during the coronavirus pandemic.

He said he was shocked when his wife revealed the scan result to him, adding that he asked her to go for another scan which also brought the same result.

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