Lakita was born healthy with no medical issues in 2006 and loved dancing and art.

At the age of 10 In the year (2017) she was diagnosed with cancer of the bones (Osteosarcoma) related to LFS. She went through tough cancer treatment and surgery and after one year she was done with treatment.

In January 2020 , the cancer recurred and this time her leg had to be amputated. This has been a different experience trying to adjust and continue dancing.

Lakita is the daughter of our LFSA African Chapter’s Communications Director, Joyce Mwangi.