“I look forward to taking what I learned during my time Kibera and bringing it with me as I continue to learn how I will make a difference in this world.”
As students were sitting for their Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education examinations at the end of 2022, Esther Askoye, student at the neighboring Olympic High School in Kibera, delivered a healthy baby girl at CFK Africa Tabitha Maternity Home. Hours later, she took her national Agriculture examination in the same clinic.
“We teach breastfeeding mothers from three months onwards on how to express their milk. We teach them how to store because for some they don’t have refrigerators.”
CFK Africa experts were sought after for news stories on international radio outlets during World Breastfeeding Week. Listen here.
“Breastfeeding is of utmost importance to the mother and child,” said Esther Opana, nutritionist at CFK Africa’s Tabitha Medical Clinic.
Esther Opana, nutritionist at CFK Africa’s Tabitha Medical Clinic is interviewed on KTN News Kenya – Health Digest about the benefits of breastfeeding for both mother and child.
On the Luo language station, Ramogi TV, nutritionist Esther Opana is interviewed on breastfeeding and CFK Africa’s work to support maternal and child health.
In honor of World Breastfeeding Week, CFK Africa’s nutritionist Frankline Kaburia was interviewed on KBC Radio on the importance of making breastfeeding at work, work.
UNC Peacock Fellow Stephanie Momanyi brings us along on one of CFK Africa’s interactive cooking sessions for mothers and children in Kibera.