Joyce and her new baby

Joyce and her new baby

Joyce is 23 years old and is one of seven children. She had an opportunity to go to school up to fourth grade. Following this, she studied tailoring, but was unable to start a business because she had no money. She got married in May 2019 and soon became...
Skin to skin with my baby

Skin to skin with my baby

My name is Ruth. I am 19 years old and my father has three wives. My mother has seven children. I didn’t go to school. My father chose a man to marry me. I was married at 18 years and soon became pregnant. My family was happy and okay with this. At 31 weeks of...
Men at work

Men at work

Here at Kivulini Maternity Centre we have 70 staff in total. Thirty of them are men. Out of 27 midwives, eight are men. It’s a delight in this community to see how well our staff all work together and share the same goal of ensuring kind, compassionate care is given...
Mary: a life saved

Mary: a life saved

My name is Mary.   I am 24 years old. I came from Emboreet. I am married and I gave birth to two babies. Only one is alive now, my five-year-old girl. I am educated to form four. I wanted to continue with school, but we did not have money so I could not. My parents...

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