A mother's plea for help for paralysed son

Seaganetseng and Babelimi Jimmy PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Seaganetseng and Babelimi Jimmy PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

MOOKANE: On a recent visit to Mookane village in Central District, about 20km east of Dibete village, The Monitor team found Seaganetseng Jimmy, 63. She was sitting under the tree with her five grandchildren, agony written all over her face.

On arrival, one could wonder what could be the problem until Jimmy disclosed what pains her. She is raising her disabled son who spends his entire time lying on the floor of their dilapidated hut.

After greeting her, Jimmy could not help but share with the team the difficult task she faces when caring for Babelimi Jimmy, 30, who cannot do anything for himself.

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