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Keep holding on: To the parents that stand beside their children through good and bad times.

Parents are the strong holds that hold together this team. In this case, Anne is one of those mothers that keep holding on. In her own words: Wangeci has had this condition since she was born. At the age of one and half years, we took her to a hospital and she was started on [...]

By | March 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Riruta Epilepsy Clinic Officially Opened

‘Life is beautiful’, that was this year’s theme for the widely celebrated International Epilepsy Day. All over the world, different groups came together to mark this day. At KAWE, our commemoration was tied together with the official opening of the Riruta epilepsy clinic. Though it has been operating since 1986 under the County Health Centre [...]

By | March 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|3 Comments

Share your Story- A Parent’s experience

Mr Oscar Otieno is one of KAWE's volunteers based at Riruta health centre. He was three years old when he had his first seizure. The seizure left him in a coma for 24hrs and for six months, he was incapable of self-care. People didn't understand what had happened to an otherwise healthy child. They thought [...]

By | November 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|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

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