Governor Waiguru gifts new mothers with Christmas hampers
Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru has gifted new mothers in various maternity wards in the county with Christmas hampers. The hampers were delivered on Friday to new mothers admitted in Kerugoya, Kianyaga, Kimbimbi and Sagana hospitals. The mothers included those who had delivered and those who were waiting to deliver.
Rachael Nyaga, a nurse at Kerugoya Hospital who handed over the gifts together with other health officials said that about 140 mothers were targeted in the program that was an initiative of the governor. She said that there were 70 mothers in Kerugoya hospital, 20 mothers in Kimbimbi hospital, 20 mothers in Kianyaga Hospital and 30 mothers in Sagana Hospital. “We are here to deliver these gifts on behalf of our governor to spread the Christmas message and good tidings from her and we have seen how happy the mothers are.” Said Rachel, noting that the gift hamper included baby bath basin, baby shawl, wrappers, socks, cap, lesos, diapers and sanitary pads for the mothers. She said that the governor has pledged to extend the same gesture each year.
The delightful mothers expressed their gratitude to the governor. Irene Nyawira, a mother at Kerugoya Maternity said that she had never seen such a gesture and thanked the governor for her compassion on the mothers. Alice Ndegwa who works in Kerugoya Maternity said that they were very happy to see the mothers receive the gifts as that complements the unit’s commitment to excellent service delivery. She thanked the governor on behalf of the unit.