According to a photojournalist, Sani Maikatanga who posted the photos on Instagram, her name is Rahma Haruna, a resident of Lahdin Makole village, Kano. She has no functional limbs and arms. Her brother carries her around in a plastic bowl to beg for alms.
Sani Maikatanga wrote on his Instagram,
“We have to be greatful to Almighty Allah for all what HE did to us. Just look at this picture a physically challenged girl 19 years old Rahma Haruna by name being carried in plastic container from the outskirt of Kano in to the metropolis to beg for alms.”
Sani Maikatanga also wrote on his Instagram of a good Samaritan who donated a wheelchair to Rahma Haruna:
“A veteran journalist Ibrahim M. Jirgi former BBC correspondence and philanthropist donate a wheelchair to a physically challenged girl initially being carried in plastic container.”
Watch the video below:
A very touching story, first published on Linda Ikeji