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IN People ON 30 Sep, 2015
Baraka Rusambo is a 6-year-old boy getting treated in the US after being hacked by his father. His father sold his hand for $5,000 to some witch doctors so that they can practice witch crafting. Baraka is an albinism and in his city, Tanzania, the limbs of albino are sold at high prices. In June, he was given a prosthetic hand at a Philadelphia clinic and now also have a guardian who takes care of him and his things. Baraka's father has a gang that has total 17 members who do this, including his brother. Now he has also started studying at a school in America and wants to be a doctor.
This little boy has the most beautiful smile that instantly lights up his whole face. Luckily, he went into the right hands at the right time, many more are not so lucky. See this little man smiling!
Born in Tanzania, this little boy hand was hacked off by his father when going to school for the first time - thanks to American and Canadian charities.
Albino limbs are sold at high prices in Tanzania. He is born with albinism as a Tanzanians.
People with albinism face the fear while living in their daily life in Tanzania.
Cosmas Rusambo, father of Baraka sold his hand for $5,000. He is also leading a gang of 17 people including his brother.
Baraka also got a new guardian who takes care of him and says that the little boy is affectionate and always desire cuddles.
He is learning to brush his teeth and other daily work with his new hand.
They all have a good time together. They eat pizza's and dance a lot. He doesn't want to go back to his village as he is angry with the villagers and his father.