#MyMomIsStrongBecause… by Zablon Murimi

Zablon Murimi, a Nuru Kenya farmer, thanks his mother, Boke, for keeping their family healthy and strong.

#MyMomIsStrongBecause she undertakes household chores perfectly like tilling our farm, cooking delicious meals for the family and caring for the young children.

My mum helps my dad in heading the family and keeps our family in good health. She ensures the family is treating drinking water, cleaning the compound, sleeps under long lasting treated nets and that all her children are fully immunized. She links us with other family members and friends.

When I was a young boy, my mum imparted in me values like leadership, kindness, integrity, honesty and patience. These values have helped me over the years to become a very responsible citizen and a better parent too. I have started instilling the same values to my children.

Truly, my mum has been contributed a lot to help me achieve my dreams!

Will you join Zablon in celebrating the role of mothers in keeping families healthy in Kenya and Ethiopia?

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About Victor Charo Simon

Healthcare Program Manager—Prior to joining Nuru Kenya, Victor served as a a Public Health officer with the Ministry of Health where he led the Community health workers and natural leaders in implementing community health strategy. He has wide experience in water sanitation and Hygiene activities, home based care and support for people living with HIV in the community and maternal and child health. Victor has a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Health Science from Makerere University, Uganda, and certificates in Epidemiology and Biostatistics from the University of Washington/University of Nairobi, and in Project Planning and Management, Dynamic Leadership, Financial intelligence from World Vision.

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