Joyce

Joyce

Joyce is 23 years old and is one of seven children. She had an opportunity to go to school till fourth grade. Following this, she studied tailoring but was unable to start a business because she had no money. She got married this year in May and soon became...
CHINI YA MTI (Under the tree)

CHINI YA MTI (Under the tree)

Last week in Kivulini, we had our last fistula camp of 2019. Following an intensive outreach programme that covered 1914 kilometers, our outreach team was able to identify 31 ladies suffering from the debilitating condition of obstetric fistula and other birth related...
Skin to skin with my baby

Skin to skin with my baby

My name is Ruth. I am 19 years old, 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 pregnancy,...
Men at work

Men at work

Here in Kivulini we have 70 staff in total. Thirty of them are men. Out of 27 midwives, 8 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 to all the beautiful...
A life saved

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 but only one is living, who is a five-year-old girl. I am educated to form four. I wanted to continue with school but we did not have money so I wasn’t able to....

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