By Ndungu Gachane
Kiharu philanthropist Karanja Mburu Wamatangi never tires to help the needy, he has rescued a disabled granny who has braved rains after her house was knocked down by w careless driver.
Susan Wanjiku a mother of three from Murarandia village, Kiharu Muranga has endured long rains and has been living under deplorable conditions, in a makeshift structure after her iron sheet house was rammed onto by a vehicle that veered off the road.
The woman who uses a wheelchair survived the accident in a whisker as she was not in the house at the time of the accident.
The family can now afford a sleep and a smile after the kind Wamatangi after knowing their plight, deployed his team to oversee a construction of a two- bedroomed house with household items.
Come Thursday, during the launch of the new house, the belated family lacked words to thank Mr Wamatangi for his kind gesture and philanthropy deeds.
“We can only thank God and pray that Mr Wamatangi and his team may never lack, we don’t have enough words to thank him,” the family said.
Speaking during the commissioning of the house, Wamatangi’s Director for Coordination George Gathuru Kariuki said so many grassroot plights have nit been addressed.
He said although the family has a house, they needed help in others aspects and called on Kenyans of goodwill.
“Although the house is complete, it needs other basic needs like food and medication, well wishers should join hands and assist,” Mr Gathuru said.
Wamatangi foundation has also been undertaking other humanitarian and philanthropic deeds within Kiharu constituency for several years.
Other than building homes for the less fortunate, over 20 primary schools have benefited with mega water tanks in effort to save them from huge water bills.
Majority of the schools that benefited are located in areas with no piped water with learners being forced to carry water to school from home.