Palms Australia supports Perth physiotherapist on her African mission
Laura Saldanha outside the Ruben Medical Clinic, a healthcare centre located in Kenya’s capital city, Nairobi. Photo: Supplied.
By Olivia Bunter
When the opportunity of a lifetime presented itself to Laura Saldanha, she could not refuse.
Under the support and guidance of Palms Australia, Laura is one of the volunteers who recently completed a six-month stint in Kenya as a part of a program to assist the people in the Mukuru slums of Nairobi.
The project allows those involved to immerse themselves into a new culture and assist those less fortunate.
The experience was something Laura says she always wanted to pursue, and that the