Case stories


When I had TB I was completely abandoned and discriminated by people close to me


Manuel Lundo, resident in Mafuiane, zone F, 70 years old, father of three children, was a TB patient "I stayed several years without knowing that I had TB until one day I had a relapse and I was helped by Suzana (OneImpact MLC project volunteer) because he was already passing information about TB in our community.

At that difficult time for me, many people from the community and the service distanced themselves from me and even worse because the whole family was also affected.

Things started to change when the volunteer reported my case on the OneImpact platform and days later they came to my house and brought the whole community together in a talk about TB. A few days later the whole community began to be more enlightened about TB, so that the coexistence returned to normality.Because we followed the treatment and always reported our barriers on the OneImpact platform, which were being resolved, today we are all cured. Suzana has become a great friend of our family.


IMG Manuel Lundo OneImpact

More case stories

Verónica Elísio, a 34-year-old married woman and mother of three, who lives in Maquival, in the Quelimane district of Zambezia, has faced a journey of overcoming TB treatment.
Natalia Andarusse is 37, married and a mother of 5 children, she has had displaced status since 2019, her area of origin is Quissanga district, an area affected by the terrorist attacks, she is currently staying with her family at the Ntocopa resettlement center in Metuge.
Maria Vicente Cossa, 65 years old, resident in neighborhood 7 in Boane district, TB patient for about three months.