About Evelyn Makena

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Nurse’s ordeal fighting Covid-19 in foreign land

Evelyn Makena @evemake_g Like soldiers on the battlelines, health workers have been on the forefront of fighting coronavirus, a disease […]

Poor web accessibility fails people with disabilities

Evelyn Makena @evemake_g For Wilson Macharia, an advocate of the High Court, filing the annual tax returns is a frustrating process. […]

Granny finds strength in raising grandkids after immense loss

The ability to muster strength in the face of adversity is one of the attributes that most people that know […]

Teacher finds silver lining in the middle of pandemic

The onset of coronavirus outbreak in Kenya in March this year brought unprecedented suffering to many people. As the crisis […]

Children under five bear brunt of Covid disruption

Evelyn Makena @evemake_g With sweat streaming down her face, Leila Ajigo frantically peeled off her daughter’s clothes. The heat from the […]

Ten medicinal plants gaining popularity

For years, communities in Africa and around the world have used traditional remedies to treat and cure diseases.  Even with […]

Agony of parents caring for special kids in Covid-19 times

Evelyn Makena  @evemake_g Emily Lesimale’s six-year-old daughter has spastic cerebral palsy, cannot speak and has limited motor function. Before Covid-19 […]

Remote learning discriminatory to children with special needs

Evelyn Makena @evemake_g    Before schools closed this year due to coronavirus, Jaki Mathaga’s son knew that he had to […]