Children’s views on back to school in June

By Ann Wambui Students in Kenya have been home for two months since coronavirus became a threat to human existence and as a precaution, President Uhuru Kenyatta announced closure of all schools as a way to control the spread of the virus and to keep children safe. This happened in the first term of the... Continue Reading →

11-year-old experience being home in the middle of coronavirus crisis

I haven’t been to school from the 16th of March 2020. This is because of the deadly coronavirus. The president announced that all schools should be closed. The day after the announcement my mother left me at my aunt’s house and went to pick up my brother from Nyeri high school and later in the... Continue Reading →

Put your tech gadgets away, bond

By Ann Wambui We have all experienced this change of lifestyle since novel coronavirus became part of our daily lives resulting to the enforcement of complete as well as partial lock downs in affected countries as a way to mitigate the spread and contraction of Covid-19 virus. So far, over 187 countries worldwide have reported... Continue Reading →

Mothers. Our greatest treasures

By Ann Wambui Today is a special day and one of my favorite of the year. As I am writing this, my heart is full of joy knowing that one of the most amazing human beings in my world is sleeping soundly and snoring the night away. Mother’s Day is celebrated every second Sunday of... Continue Reading →

Effects of childhood abuse in adulthood

By Ann Wambui “What happens in your past should not determine your future”. A very wise saying and a truthful one at that matter. Childhood days are so valuable and even though you may not remember every single detail, there are memories you carry with you every day and can sometimes even picture how it... Continue Reading →

“Zero Malaria starts with me”

By Ann Wambui Malaria is no new term. Am guessing at one point in life you may have fallen ill from malaria and it was quite an experience. From the fever and sweating, muscle pains, chills, headaches, nausea, vomiting to fatigue. This disease caused by Plasmodium parasite transmitted by a female anopheles affects millions of... Continue Reading →

Children not immune to COVID-19

By Ann Wambui In the beginning of the novel coronavirus outbreak, it had been reported that the elderly and children are at the highest risk of contracting the virus but it had not been clear to what extent it was for children. And as the days have gone by, we have heard from recent news... Continue Reading →

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