Mercy’s Story

Mercy was born healthy, but at 6 weeks she got burnt by fire caused by a candle which fell over the clothes she was sleeping on. 

Mercy and her Mum Jesca are from Nakasongola about 100kms from CoRSU Hospital. Due to the burns, Mercy’s right hand and arm became contracted, she needed surgery to correct this deformity she had acquired. Without any intervention, Mercy would have grown up as a disabled child. She is now on her way to recovery.