On our last trip to Kenya, the SOCKS team purchased braces (in Kenya they are called calipers) for some physically challenged children at the Joyland School in Kisumu. Here are a few of those children with their new equipment.”
- A young student at Joyland School in Kisumu, Kenya, is getting her braces, or as they call them in Kenya, her “calipers”, adjusted so they fit her properly.
- A young girl is having her leg braces fitted to her legs. The SOCKS representative, Riphath Onyongo, in the red shirt, and his wife Pauline, in the purple jacket, were instrumental in purchasing this equipment for the students
- Riphath and Pauline share a young boys happiness with his new “calipers”, or leg braces.
- The SOCKS organization, and our “do something campaign”,
helped pay for some of the equipment you see in this photo. Not every student in the school has physical challenges, but Joyland, with over 250 students, is one of the few in Kenya that serves as a residential school for many children with physical, and