Celebrating 15 years of public health and microenterprise service to communities in rural Kenya

My experience with HopeCore’s m...

My experience with HopeCore’s maternal and child health program (Written by Mercy Mbuthia)

Blog written by Mercy Mbuthia The HopeCore maternal and child health (MCH) program was launched in March 2015. The program works in four modalities of maternal and child health, education, prevention, treatment, and advise. As a community health officer in this field, I have acquired skills to educate and teach mothers methods of ensuring the […]

Nutrition and growth monitoring (Writ...

Victoria Nyawira Kaburu - Community Health Worker

Blog written by Victoria Nyawira, Community Health Worker Malnutrition contributes to more than 1/3 of all child deaths in Kenya. Rates of malnutrition are usually highest when babies start to eat foods other than breast milk, between 6 and 23 months of age. Nutrition and malnutrition can affect the health, intelligence, and productivity. Malnutrition has […]

Our Growth! (Written by Joyce Wangoi)

Joyce Wangoi

Blog written by Joyce Wangoi, Public Health Coordinator In every phase of development, growth is expected, and Hope Core’s Public Health Department has not been any different. Over the last few months, the Public Health Department has experienced increased development both in staffing and programming. Initially, in 2009, our programs consisted of our senior nurse […]

Celina Igoki’s Success Story

Celina Igoki’s Success Story

Blog written by Alice Kaimenyi Celina Igoki is 63 years old and a member of Elshadai 2 Self Help Group. She is a widow and she takes care of her six grandchildren. She currently lives in Rwanderi, a small village in Maara District, Chogoria location, Kenya. Celina faced many adversities during her younger years which […]

Frankline Muriuki’s Success Sto...

Frankline Muriuki’s Success Story

Written by Jillo Gubal, Alice Kaimenyi, and Kabi Muhu Frankline Muriuki is 53 years old and the secretary of Mwithanga Self Help Group (SHG). He is married to Kagwiria and together they take care of their three children. The family currently lives in Gitombani, a small village in Maara District, Chogoria. Frankline’s family faced significant […]