23 Years Old
Mandla came to Challenge Ministries Children's Homes in 2010 after being neglected by his parents. Social welfare found him through a local newspaper article that requested a need for placement for Mandla. He has cerebral palsy and could not walk or talk. Mandla needed love and extra care to be able to express himself and learn to walk.
In 2011 he started walking and making sounds when in need of something. Mandla is now 23yrs old. He can now perform basic operations like washing socks, going to church, eating and visiting the bathroom. He loves taking a walk enjoyed horse riding and swimming prior to COVID 19 restrictions. He is a very joyful young man.