Disabled but happy in Lokichar, Turkana

Pictures from John Paul II. centre for disabled in Lokichar, Turkana, Kenya.
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Pee stops every hour were compulsory.

Pee stops every hour were compulsory.

Sweet, hot corn mush creates a big smile on every African child.

Sweet, hot corn mush creates a big smile on every African child.

Getting a wheelchair is life-changing. Especially in sub-Saharan Africa where a wheelchair is inaccessible to majority of families.

Getting a wheelchair is life-changing. Especially in sub-Saharan Africa where a wheelchair is inaccessible to majority of families.

Playing memory game for the first time in  life has created an addiction. The kids wouldn't want to stop for hours.

Playing memory game for the first time in life has created an addiction. The kids wouldn't want to stop for hours.

Hands.

Hands.

Bus was hopelessly crowded. But the atmosphere was unforgettable. The kids were singing all the time.

Bus was hopelessly crowded. But the atmosphere was unforgettable. The kids were singing all the time.

Thousands of Turkana children loose their sight because of combination of sun, dust and bacteria that they very often cannot get rid of due to infected water.

Thousands of Turkana children loose their sight because of combination of sun, dust and bacteria that they very often cannot get rid of due to infected water.

Ugali (hard corn mush) tastes good at any time of day.

Ugali (hard corn mush) tastes good at any time of day.

Even with one leg all kinds of games are still possible.

Even with one leg all kinds of games are still possible.

When legs don't work, hands become very handy.

When legs don't work, hands become very handy.

being able to move is an enormous change in lives of children.

being able to move is an enormous change in lives of children.

Self made limbs and supporting devices are aprt of therapy and improvement of lives of children.

Self made limbs and supporting devices are aprt of therapy and improvement of lives of children.

Corn is the the basic ingredient of any meal.

Corn is the the basic ingredient of any meal.

Kitchens have atmosphere that had dissapeared from our European homes long time ago.

Kitchens have atmosphere that had dissapeared from our European homes long time ago.

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