Author: 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.
Empowered Parents Embrace Exclusive Breastfeeding

Nuru Kenya works toward improving maternal and child healthcare in line with Sustainable Development Goal #3: Good Health and Well-Being. Each year, Nuru…

#WorldBreastfeedingWeek in Kenya

Nuru Kenya Healthcare Program promotes exclusive breastfeeding in rural parts of Kenya. Exclusive breastfeeding is a norm that every new mother should adhere…

Bravo to all the fathers and fathers-to-be!

Most of the tribes in Kenya once identified fathers as the providers, symbols of protection and influencers; but times have changed. Fathers now…

On #WorldMalariaDay and every day, Nuru Kenya works to #EndMalaria

World Malaria Day is observed annually on April 25 to raise awareness of the global effort to control, prevent, and ultimately eradicate malaria….

#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…

#MyMomIsStrongBecause… by Elijah Wambura

Elijah Wambura, a Nuru Kenya field manager, shares his overflowing love for his mother. #MyMomIsStrongBecause she offers something different—different from my father and any…

How Rose Wangoia saved her baby and her life

Rose Wangoia is a 28-year-old mother of a 5-month-old child. She is a wife to Paul Mwita who is a Nuru farmer and…