Mama Abonyo has rocked social media touching the hearts of many. Her story is a sad tale of an old granny who has no home and depends on relatives for somewhere to lay her head.
Adding to her plight, mama Abonyo has orphaned kids who she has to take care of. She starts the video by introducing herself as Fransisca Abonyo from Uguma. She further explained that she is a widow. Her late husband was James Okumu.
According to granny, an accidental fire burnt her house down rendering her homeless. She headed over to her brother who provided her and her two grandchildren somewhere to lay their head. However, the only available room was a chicken house that Mama Abonyo had to share with the poultry.
The granny further pleaded with netizens to help her construct a house seeing she is currently homeless.
Mama Abonyo has been trending on Twitter for the better part of the day after a netizen posted her story. Her story touched the hearts of many. Additionally, one netizen quickly got a pay bill so that Kenyans can contribution. Kenyans quickly reacted and started sending her financial support through the pay bill.
One netizen was quick to question why Mama Abonyo has not yet received money that the government had segmented for the vulnerable. Another netizen acknowledged that it was already hard for Mama Abonyo to take care of her two grandchildren seeing she is very old.
Here is the video.
Here are some of the tweeps. You can also follow the Twitter trend here.
— KUNGUNI YA KISUMU 🇰🇪 (@Crazy_Jaluo) July 13, 2020
— ALLUVIAL GENESIS 🇰🇪 (@itsWesleyKE) July 13, 2020
Friends, hapa kuna shida. This granny is taking care of this orphaned grand children. Nyumba ilichomeka. For those who understand luo, it touches your heart directly. We can help.
Will get you a number once confirmed, for assistance.
Some situations cannot be ignored. pic.twitter.com/pIv8cQk5Cs
— COmbeta (@OmbetaC) July 10, 2020