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While you Plan for your Trip, Plan for the Unexpected as Well!

It’s Christmas season once again and even though the weather has been playing tricks on us lately, I believe that the heat will soon creep back in to our bones hence cease all the nesting and cocooning business there is. So many activities take place during Christmas, ranging from church to social outdoor events. More …Read More

Kisii Fistula Camp 16th-22nd September 2012 (Norah Nyaboke’s Story)

We had a chance to talk to Norah Nyaboke during the Kisii fistula camp and this is what she had to say: Norah Nyaboke 23 years old from a small village in Gucha had VVF/Bladder stones. She says that she was orphaned at early age when she was 6 years old, I was raised by …Read More

How safe are you During your Travels?

The holiday season will kick off in about two weeks or so! By this I mean the December holidays, which has most of its days jam-packed with parties and an amalgamation of other intriguing activities thanks to holidays such as Christmas, Jamhuri day (Kenya) among others. If am not wrong, majority of us have all …Read More

Kisii Fistula Camp 16th-22nd September 2012 (Esther Kwamboka’s Story)

This is Esther’s story which was revealed to us during the Kisii Fistula Camp: Esther Kwamboka from Kisii 19 years of age narrates of how she became pregnant while still in school. I had gone to school as usual and I received a call from my boyfriend who requested me to escort him to the …Read More

A Change is as Good as a Rest

Whoever coined the above mentioned phrase weren’t out of their minds after all! Once in a while, we all do need a change as we can’t keep doing the same thing over and over again, year in year out…so yes, “a change is as good as a rest”. More often than not, most of us …Read More

Kisii Fistula Camp 16th-22nd September 2012 (Robina Nyangote’s Story)

This is Robina’s story which was revealed to us during the Kisii Fistula Camp: Robina Nyangote 55 years from Sirari got fistula in 1993 while delivering the 3rd born, she recalls very well that it was a boy child. She had delivered 3 times and only the first child the daughter survived. She says her …Read More

Experience the Rio (Brazilian) Carnival, Kenyan Style!

Touring Kenya this November? Then, count yourself very lucky as you just planned your travels in a way you will never regret. So you ask yourself, what’s so special about visiting Kenya in November? Well, am sure most of us (if not all) have heard of the Rio carnival which is an event that usually …Read More

Kisii Fistula Camp 16th-22nd September 2012 (Catherine Kwamboka’s Story)

Catherine Kwamboka (26), mother to Sarafina (8) was one of the beneficiaries of this camp. She narrates: I had a disagreement with my husband and ran away from home that night and slept at the neighbors place. The following day when I came I found my daughter had been left with the grandmother and she …Read More

Kisii Fistula Camp 16th-22nd September 2012 (Rachel Wanjiku’s Story)

During the Kisii Fistula Camp, we met a 62 year old Rachel Wanjiku who comes from Busia district and has lived with fistula for 45 years. This is her story: We lived with our parents in Nyandarua and when my parents died I decided as the first born to relocate with my siblings to Eldoret. …Read More

Kisii Fistula Camp 16th-22nd September 2012

Introduction Amref VVF camps started in Kisii in 2009 and since then Amref in partnership with Freedom from Fistula and Flying Doctors Society and other partners have held annual camps in this site. During this camp the No. Of   Consultations were (60) and Operations (52). Major cases seen in the camp include VVF, RVF, and …Read More