My Story

My agonising epilepsy story

For, Joy Silyvia Wanjiku, her condition is a colossal reminder of rejection from the people she loved and called family. She was seven when her mother heard her convulsing in the bed while sleeping and…


To manage diabetes, I keep bees in 250 hives

Solongo village in Vihiga County hosts small tea plantations, with every homestead seemingly striving to get a piece of the money from the cash crop. A few kilometres from Keveye High School, we find Margaret…






Kirubi: My cancer was discovered by mistake

“My cancer was discovered by mistake.” These were the opening words of billionaire businessman Chris Kirubi when he spoke for the first time about his fight against cancer. Slightly more than a year ago, Kirubi…







I’m in love with the baby I did not want

It’s a Saturday afternoon, which means it’s playtime for Wendy Sigey and Dynah Imbuhila, her one-year-old baby. As her child struggles to run from one point to another, trying to perfect her new acquired skills—…


MY STORY: My journey from intern to MD

Bertha Mvati, 33, was an average student and was categorised with those who would not amount to much in life. A societal pressure that made her feel like she would never make the grade. She…



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