Work v. childcare


This is a 37-year old female client at Mthimba and her two children, a three-year old girl and an 8-year old boy. The female is HIV-positive and she is drinking well her treatment, and she had a job far away from home and she left her children with her mother. Her boy is HIV-positive and her mother was not giving the boy his treatment and he defaulted on his treatment, and he was admitted to hospital and now he is getting better. He is not going to school because of his health. The mother quit her job because of her child. They are staying in a one-room shack, and now no one is working. They are living on a social grant. We gave them a food parcel.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: