Mercy Obiero is one of the laboratory technologists at Lwala Community Hospital. In the laboratory, she processes and tests patients’ samples to diagnose illnesses and idenitfy the right treatment. Mercy studied Medical Microbiology at Jomo Kenyatta University in Nairobi. She has worked in Lwala’s laboratory for over six years, where she has consistently pushed for improvements such as formal certifications, quality control and quality assurance of the lab tests, and new lab equipment to expand the lab’s capabilities. In addition to her contributions in the laboratory, Mercy uses her beautiful singing voice to lead the Lwala staff in prayers and hymns.