Catherine Wanjiru’s Family

Catherine Wanjiru is a mentally ill woman and has two children aged 3 and 5 years. She lives with her mother who is also mentally ill. Catherine’s elder sister is the only one who supports the family but she is also unemployed. She depends on casual jobs which do not earn her enough money for the whole family. The family also suffers from jiggers infections and they depend on Hilfe fuer Nyeri for medication and food.