Jackline Mwende, Machakos Woman Whose Limbs Were Chopped Off Gets New House, Minisupermarket

February 21, 2017

Jackline Mwende, the 28-year-old lady from Machakos County whose hands were last year chopped off by her husband has received a new house and a minisupermarket.

Ms Mwende’s turn of events after the horrific ordeal started last year after she was fitted with prosthetic hands in South Korea.

Read: Jackline Mwende Gets New Sh10 Million Prosthetic Hands in South Korea (PHOTOS)

Over the weekend, Ms Mwende had more reasons to smile after she received keys to a four-room house at Kathama village and a stocked shopping unit in Masii town to cater for her upkeep.

Taita-Taveta Women Representative Joyce Lay handed over the house.

The house, installed with solar power and a water tank, was built on her father’s farm by German organization, Merck More Than a Mother.

Ms Mwende thanked the organization for their compassionate help and urged them to continue their service to humanity.

“I am very happy for your help. Now I will be able to at least support myself financially,” said Ms Mwende.

Her father Mr Samuel Munywoki said on Monday that the county government had employed a helper for Ms Mwende at a cost of Sh10,000 per month.

The County government has also promised a monthly stipend of Sh30,000 which is yet to be honored.

Ms Mwende’s husband Stephen Ngila was released on a bond of Sh200,000 and is facing charges of attempted murder.

The case will continue on February 27.

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