Woman battling rare brain condition shows remarkable improvement – VIDEO
Remember Grace Mburu the woman whose rare condition troubled Kenyans after her husband cried on national television? Well she can now walk.
Mrs Mburu’s rare condition of cerebral hypoxia had left her immobile and sightless, forcing her husband of four years to quit his job in order to nurse her 24/7.
Her husband, John Mburu, cried on national television while appealing to the public to help raise funds for her treatment.
Mrs Mburu has been undergoing treatment and on Sunday, Ndungu Nyoro, the Facebook user who first highlighted her plight, posted a video of her walking unaided for the first time in three years.
In the video, she walks around her home with her husband watching keenly.
Mrs Mburu first fell ill during her fifth month in pregnancy. Doctors at Nakuru District Hospital diagnosed her with a brain injury as a result of diabetes’ complications.
After months of treatment at home because of funds, her plight was highlighted on social media and QTV covered her story drawing the attention of leaders including Mike Sonko who offered to assist.
Mrs Mburu was picked from her Njoro home by Sonko Rescue Team ambulances and taken to Kenyatta National Hospital where she was admitted.
She underwent an MRI to determine the extent of brain injury and after months of treatment was discharged.
Her husband has been nursing her at their home until the latest clip of her remarkable improvement emerged.