Albinism is an inherited condition where the body lack Melanin Pigment that protects it from excessive heat from the Sun and direct lights, in most parts of Africa, it's always hard to walk or drive to work, and to some parents, it's even hard to let their children go to Schools alone for fear of being kidnaped by ritual doctors and their body parts being used for traditional human sacrifices.
As an Albino Mother, I have been through a lot of discriminations around my society, at most times I fear visiting my Kids at their Schools and even fear walking around my husband for people will always laugh and talk behind him for having an Albino as a wife and a mother to his Kids, says 40-year-old Josina Achanda a mother of five and a resident in Kibera Slums. Since I’m unable to get any jobs due to my Albinism condition, then I cannot afford to pay my kid's school fees or help my jobless husband when we can’t afford anything to eat. My condition might have been the cause of our problems at home as I always think about it sometimes.
But since my husband loves me the way I am and I have a family to look up to, then sometimes I never worry about what the streets have to talk about me. Since I can never fight the society around me and stop everyone from calling me with names that don’t fit me, then I chose to stay home and do my little business.