Case IV: 6 ½ year old girl

Commenced Date: 10-05-2013 till date

A case of approx 6 ½ year old girl (name withheld) abandoned along the high-way by her mother (name withheld) with mental-imbalance disorder on 10-05-2013 not yet seen till date.

This Baby was crawling along the road, Itakogun Area of Ilesa, Osun state, Nigeria. The marketers/sellers around the area alerted Hon.  Oyewumi, secretary to Ilesa West Local Government, Osun state who carried the Baby to st Benedicts Healthcare foundation(SBHF)’ s office.

Pix: Picture of the Baby with one of the marketer and matron Abonyi (chairperson,SBHF)

 

                                                 INTERVENTION

The SBHF chairperson collected the Baby and kept the baby temporally with a SBHF volunteer Nursing mother. Adequate care was given to the child and a Radio announcement was made. A woman (67years old, name and address withheld)) appealed that the Baby belong to her daughter (name and address withheld) who had not been seen for some time now. Through the police officer, Ayeso police station and Ilesa west social welfare officer, the Baby was handed over to the maternal grandma and a follow up of the child has since been carried out by SBHF and the caregiver has also been monitored and assisted.

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