Author: Malemba Mkongo

Wedding while grieving: The reality of African traditions

Reading Time: 4 minutes The pain of losing a loved one is immeasurable as it goes down deeper to the heart, soul and body […]

Hidden pain of being father of preterm baby

Reading Time: 5 minutes As the World marked World Premature Day recently, Julius Ng’ang’a could not stop flashing back to his own experience as […]

The uphill task of securing good schools for special needs children

Reading Time: 4 minutes When Yvonne Busolo gave birth to her daughter five years ago, she never imagined she would be raising a child […]

Finding love an uphill task for people with disabilities

Reading Time: 4 minutes A recent study by University of Alberta, a Canadian institution suggest that abled people commonly viewed People With Disabilities (PWDs) […]

Pregnancy photos: To post or not to post

Reading Time: 3 minutes Social media has become a place where most if not everyone posts about their achievements or whatever is happening in […]

I had to ‘man-up’ and raise my son with cerebral palsy

Reading Time: 4 minutes Every mother dreams of bringing forth an abled child after nine months of pregnancy. This is mainly because of the […]

Stigma, cost still barriers to safe abortion

Reading Time: 5 minutes At the heart of one of Kenya’s largest slums, Mathare in Nairobi County, a 40-year-old woman is yet to come […]

Inequities rife in unmet need for contraception

Reading Time: 5 minutes In 2019, Linet Kemunto, resident of Kwa Raila village in Kibra informal settlement in Nairobi was sure she did not […]