A video went viral this past weekend of two kids from Nyandarua who appeared to be fighting over a pencil.
The two were recorded by the shop keeper where they were hoping to buy the pencil from.
The two siblings were identified as Teresia Nyakinyua and her brother James Mwangi who live with their siblings and parents in Nyandarua county.
After laughing and enjoying the video, Kenyans were left in disbelief after radio presenter Muthee Kiengei shared the state in which these two children were living in.
“If you watched the circulating video, are they the characters you saw? This is Teresia Nyakinyua and James Mwangi…next is their humble story,” Muthee caption a photo of them.
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After Heavy Rains in Kambaa Village Mirangine ward in Nyandarua county,Accompanied By The Managing Director Dhahabu Land Limited and the C.e.o Ruiru Mabati Factory our KIENGEI LIVE PRODUCER Hiram Ngugi and my contact tracer Edward Kanja We managed to meet Baba Watìrì The Shopkeeper Who recorded a clip where two kids were fighting over a HB pencil…..We were Later Joined By the County Woman Rep Hon Faith Wairimu Gitau and The staffs from Hon Wainaina wa Jungle Foundation……it's a Moving Story and of course a touching scenario But we Thank God That at their end God has given them a new knot to Hold on and Keep Moving……..Keep it Locked Here and on Kameme tv this Sunday as we Highlight A GODLY FORTUNE to James Mwangi a Class 2 pupil and His sister Teresiah Nyakinyua…….. God Bless all those who prayed for this mission and also Those who had Doubts thus Making us to work Hard for it……….The Construction for their New House and their Daily Cowsheds will begin Next week and also we will have a strategy on How people can support the Needy family……The Shopkeeper is also a mile ahead Kesho amesema nikujaza Ka duka😅😅😅 God Bless Humanity
According to the shared photos, the kids seem to have been from a very humble background.
He revealed that their family is made up of seven children, the mother and the father. The parents are casual labourers and the youngest child who is five years old has cerebral palsy.
Nyakinyua is in Class one while her brother Mwangi is in Class Two and both of them school at Mbora Primary School.
Well-wishers including prominent people in the country have now come together to help the family.
Among them, Thika Town MP Patrick Wainaina, popularly known as Jungle bought a wheelchair for the 5-year-old through his foundation.
Dhahabu Land Limited promised to build them a three bedroomed house while Ruiru Mabati Factory promised irons sheets worth KSh 50,000.
Other companies like Zetu furniture (seats and beds), Ahadi Kenya Trust (one year supply of shoes) and Denri Africa (fully supply of school bags) and many others have also pledged to help.