Disability Mental & Speech Disorder
Chisomo is the firstborn child in a family of two. He is 6 years old and lives with his parents. He has difficulties in speaking and a mental disorder which started at birth. His mother stated that he did not cry for 8 hours after birth. Chisomo is not able to go to school because of his situation.
His mother is a housewife and the father does kabaza (bicycle taxi) business, but he struggles to make ends meet as he does not make enough income to support the family. His mother’s wish is for him to learn how to speak.