- A limbless girl in Nigeria named Rahma Haruna had lived her entire life in a plastic bowl
- Rahma's arms and legs stopped developing when she was six months old
- Her younger brother Fahad would take her into Kano each day to beg for handouts
A severely disabled Nigerian girl is capturing the hearts of netizens all over the world for having a positive mindset despite her condition.
Her arms and legs stopped developing when she was six months old. Rhama was born to a family in a village of Lahadin Makole, close to Kano in Nigeria
She lived her entire life in a plastic bowl that helped her family transport her.
Even her younger brother Fahad would take her into Kano each day to beg for handouts. Ibrahim Jirgi who learned about her situation gane her a wheelchair which somehow made it easier for her family to take her.
According to her mom it was when she was six months old that she observed Rhama's developmental delay. “From six months when she learnt how to sit that was when it began. She didn’t learn how to crawl.
“She started with a fever and that was it. Then stomach pains. Then her body parts like hands and legs. She cannot use any if the ache strikes.”
Her younger brother Fahad also revealed how dedicated he is in taking care of her sister. “I help her in many ways. Bathing her is another thing I do, and taking her out every day.
"I feel happy whenever I see people helping her. I like taking her to our relatives. She feels happy when we visit them.”
Despite her severe disability, Rahma wanted to have her own business. “A grocery store and anything people buy, that is what I want,” she said.
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