Honored Kid

Caleb N.

Age 5
Caleb N. Kid Photo


Nairobi, Nairobi, KE


Brain or spinal cord tumor

Date of Diagnosis

September 2017


In treatment

Treated At

Getrudes Children Hospital MP Shah Hospital Agha Khan University Hospital Cancer Care Kenya

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My Story

Caleb Ngigi is 1 year 10 months and lives in Nairobi,Kenya.He was diagnosed with brain cancer(PNET) in September 2017.He underwent the first shunt operation at Getrudes Childrens Hospital and the specialised surgery to remove the tumor was done on October 20th 2017 at MP Shah Hospital in Nairobi.The operation affected the original shunt and it was redone on November 2nd 2017.His condition improved until January 2018 when the shunt malfunctioned at miracously he has been without a shunt. After the specialised surgery, he started radiotherapy(33 sessions) at Cancer Care Kenya and was recommended to do an MRI in April 2018.The scan was done and it is heartbreaking that the tumor is recurring. I reached out to St. Baldricks for any available help and supported me with some resources that can help us possibly get help from anyone out there who can assist us get help in fighting this condition.It is challenging for us him being our first child and I hope one day cure for childhood cancers can be found; to give a long smile to kids that are unaware of the circumstances they are in. If you are there and there is any way you can help us, we would really appreciate and keep us in your prayers as we cope with this. Thank you St. Baldricks.

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