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Share your Story: Dan Okello

Mr Daniel Otieno Okello, a lead volunteer at KAWE's Huruma Mathare Epilepsy clinic had his first seizure at the age of 13. He didn’t quite understand what it was since he only remembered being on an errand, then waking up on his bed later. Some friends explained he had had started to shake then fallen [...]

By | September 19th, 2017|shareyourstory|0 Comments

Epilepsy Information in Sign Language for the Deaf

Please come over and support us in this project. Follow this link to view (https://www.globalgiving.org/projects/kenya-sign-language-epilepsy-information-video/)   There are an estimated 1 million cases of Epilepsy in Kenya. There are over 600,000 deaf people in Kenya many of them affected by Epilepsy either as caregivers or patients. They lack access to medical services because information on [...]

By | June 19th, 2017|Partnership|0 Comments

A Parent’s Journey: John Munuve Mutio.

To all the fathers who stayed in spite of things. In celebration of  father's day, we caught up with a father who stands above the rest in support of his daughter who has epilepsy. John Munuve Mutio is the father of Lilian Ndinda, one of our patients at Mathare Huruma Lions clinic. We [...]

By | June 19th, 2017|shareyourstory, Uncategorized|0 Comments

*215# FAFANUKA Activation

*215# is the new hash tag after KAWE’s Initiative dubbed FAFANUKA was activated last week in association with Safaricom. FAFANUKA is a mobile platform that provides information on Epilepsy causes, first aid and information regarding other non-communicable diseases in Kenya. The pilot platform started out as M-kifafa,  a platform that had been created to provide [...]

By | May 30th, 2017|Partnership|0 Comments

MY JOURNEY WITH EPILEPSY

  In her own words: Vallent Athiambo In the year 1990 on 23rd of January on a Saturday at around mid day, a beautiful baby girl was born in mission hospital in Migori District now in Migori County. As usual the parents and relatives were very happy and grateful to God but the mum’s joy [...]

By | May 10th, 2017|shareyourstory|0 Comments

Winfred’s tight battle against Stigma towards epilepsy

As a person living with epilepsy, Winfred Wanja  has faced every kind of stigma in the book. She was shunned by people even before she knew she had epilepsy and on confirmation, more people exited from her life. A mother of two, what keeps her going is the knowledge that God knows her situation, and [...]

By | April 7th, 2017|shareyourstory, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Alex Muli is Putting Epilepsy in the Picture

In commemoration of International Epilepsy Day, we asked people living with epilepsy, friends of KAWE to share their  story, in line with this year’s theme of putting epilepsy in the picture. After posting the story of Kabemba Mwale as featured in the Lusaka Times, we got responses from within Kenya from people leaving with epilepsy [...]

By | February 27th, 2017|shareyourstory|2 Comments

Kabemba Mwale is an epilepsy activist

Kabemba Mwale is an epilepsy activist , she shares her story below. “My name is Kabemba Mwale born 29th December 1982. I am the last born in a family of four children. I had my 1st seizure in 1991 on the 29th August. After my second seizure on Christmas Eve ,that same year, my parents [...]

By | February 16th, 2017|shareyourstory|2 Comments

Komesha Kifafa- Schools Edition

The Month of January has a been a busy one for us here at KAWE. We started by launching the Komesha Kifafa School Awareness Programme, part two of last year’s Komesha Kifafa Caravan series. With association and permissions from the  County Health and the Teachers Service Commission, we have been able to visit the nine [...]

By | January 30th, 2017|Knowledge|0 Comments

KAWE Launches its 2016-2020 Strategic Plan in a new office.

Friday 29th July 2016 was a special day for KAWE as we launched our new modern office at a cocktail event attended by notable representatives in the medical field. As part of the event, KAWE also launched its 2016-2020 strategic plan which was expounded by the Board of Director’s Financial controller Mr. Paul Spence. The [...]

By | December 11th, 2016|Institutional|0 Comments