This Turkana Nurse Deserved an Award – and Got One!
A nurse from Turkana County has won an award for service to humanity.
Mr Edward Munene of Loreng’elup Health Centre, received the Jubilee Insurance Samaritan Award for his role in helping residents of Turkana Central get quality health care.
Mr Ndegwa single-handedly runs the centre and is doctor, nurse, midwife, cook and cleaner for the over 3,000 people it serves.
The dispensary is government-owned.
This 26-year-old’s story caught the public eye when it was published in the Daily Nation in September.
Accepting the award from Jubilee Insurance Chief Executive Officer Patrick Tumbo, Mr Ndegwa said it was an honour to be chosen.