Journalist reports from remote Merti, where motherhood is tough

Nation TV journalist, Irene Choge, has won a fellowship from Internews in Kenya, to allow her to spend time to explore issues around Reproductive Health and Family Planning. One of her stories is about two mothers from Merti, where tradition dictates that women have many children throughout their childbearing life. With harsh conditions like drought and poor nutrition, giving life can be life threatening.

Here’s Irene’s story: