Kidney disease patients speak out

Survivor: Motyale says her faith in God gave hope. PIC: KABO MPAETONA
Survivor: Motyale says her faith in God gave hope. PIC: KABO MPAETONA

Kereng Motyale recalls her terror at being diagnosed with kidney disease. She believed the disease would end her life, but was put at ease when Princess Marina Hospital (PMH) medical officials told her that she would receive help.

“I, like Paul in the Bible, never lost hope. My faith was based on Paul’s Book where I have learnt that a thorn pricked him but he did not give up. He looked on God for help.

“He did not lay petitions to him but knew he would one day remove that thorn from his foot and he could walk again. I knew that chronic kidney disease did not determine my future,” she said with a smile.

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Implement the recommendations Mr. President

The nation is eagerly awaiting this report to have a glimpse of what the recommendations are like, possibly for further debate. Mr. President, it’s our ardent hope that true to your promises, the public will have an opportunity to peruse the report and see if it reflects their interests as the Commission went around the length and breadth of the country collecting views of the people with some choosing to write to the Commission’s...

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