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February 22, 2023
Bringing the Rongo Operating Theater to life

As a nurse at Rongo Subcounty Hospital, Benter had seen countless women in need of a Cesarean section. Until recently, Migori County only had one public hospital offering surgeries to a population of 1.1 million. But like many hospitals across Kenya, Rongo Subcounty Hospital lacked the staff and equipment to provide surgical services. This meant […]

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December 20, 2022
When communities lead, facilities deliver high-quality care

Over the past 15 years, Lwala has learned that improving health outcomes requires rebuilding trust. Imagine that early in your pregnancy, you travel 5 kilometers to your nearest health facility for antenatal care to check on the health of you and your baby. When you arrive, you have to wait hours in a crowded room, […]

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November 14, 2022
All in the family: A mother and son working side-by-side at Lwala.

To know the story of how Monica Adhiambo Otieno and her son Moses Omondi both came to work with Lwala Community Alliance is to truly understand the ripple effect of Lwala’s work in the community. Walking with Moses around the village’s perimeter, he points out the thick bush that laboring moms used to walk through to […]

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