Author: Clifford Akumu

Initiative keeps Kawangware mothers breastfeeding

Reading Time: 6 minutes When Janet Mukabwa, a mother of two living in Muslim area, Kawangware, gave birth to her second child, in early […]

Two ARV options suitable for African women and girls, research reveals

Reading Time: 3 minutes Adolescent girls and young women in Africa will and can use HIV-prevention products consistently, according to interim results of a […]

How women and girls fight period poverty with pad banks

Reading Time: 6 minutes It is midday and a windy breeze mixed with fresh cow dung smell from homesteads fills the hot air in […]

Going indigenous to fight climate change impact

Reading Time: 4 minutes When Yunus Gabo was growing up, he loved the way the forest in his Kinna village in Isiolo county had […]

How I navigate my daughter’s sickle cell disease

Reading Time: 6 minutes Clifford Akumu @PeopleDailyKE When she finally gave birth at 41 weeks, after a torturous experience, Caroline Akinyi, released a sigh of […]

Malaria vaccine, two years later

Reading Time: 5 minutes On a sunny morning several months ago at a hospital in Sori, Migori county, 15 or so mothers sat on […]

Marakwet youth enjoy fruits of shared labour

Reading Time: 4 minutes An organisation in Elgeyo-Marakwet county is encouraging young people and women, who neither own land nor are able to lease […]

The winged wonders: Why we still need bats

Reading Time: 5 minutes Subject to myth and negative beliefs, bats have been killed for one reason or another. Now experts call for their […]