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Charles Mapalo 8 y/o

Birthday: 02.06.2016
With Kasisi since: 12.06.2017

Charles Mapalo never had a home, his own bed or even one toy before he came to Kasisi. He and his mother struggled, wandering the streets of Lusaka. He was abandoned at the market, and a concerned shop owner took him in until social services picked him up. That was where he was given the name Charles Mapalo, meaning blessings. He is as much a blessing in our life as we hope to be in his.

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How am I doing?

MARCH 2024
Charles is in the second grade. He's very responsible and independent. He knows how to stand up for himself and his rights. He enjoys building with LEGO bricks and playing with cars. The one he received for Christmas is still his favorite.
JULY 2023
Although the boy is not growing, he beats many of his peers in his maturity. He strives for his independence at every opportunity. He doesn't want things done for him. He is doing very well in school. He is already in grade 3 :)

She has dwarfism, but doesn't care one bit. He enjoys life to the full. He treats every obstacle as a challenge.

He is in first grade. He is clever, resourceful and is doing well in school. The illness from which Charles suffers is stopping him from growing.
JUNE 2021
Charles has dwarfism. He goes to kindergarten, is very determined, active, and always has a lot to say. Charles is a born optimist:)
MAY 2019
He is cheerful, caring and looks after others. He enjoys watching cartoons and riding his toy Honda. He is healthy.
APRIL 2018
The boy is very well-behaved and calm. He’s a bit shy when meeting children outside his peer group but gets on well with the children in his own age group.
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Set of sensory toys
+80 hearts

Set of sensory toys

80.00 PLN
+10 hearts


10.00 PLN
Vegetable basket
+15 hearts

Vegetable basket

15.00 PLN
+4 hearts


4.00 PLN
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adoptive parents

Izabela S. Wiecińska


Magdalena Tulik

Sylwia Poczykowska

Patrycja Krawczyk


Klaudia Niedźwiecka


Gambit Polska

Wioletta Chabowska

Katarzyna Stawińska

Mapalo Charles & Kapielewscy


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Cots for Kasisi

The metal cots and worn-out mattresses have lulled generations of Kasisi kids to sleep, but are now in desperate need of replacement.

Our dream is to make the babies’ bedrooms look like a truly homely, safe environment that is associated with warmth. Will you help us make this dream a reality?

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