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Our Nurses: 

Where 2 or 3 babies are gathered together ... there is a high risk of catching a cold, fever or virus. Fortunately, our dedicated nurses work around the clock, caring for our little angels, whether they're suffering from the sniffles or locked in a life-and-death battle with pneumonia. As you can see, it's a big job our nurses are entrusted with. We consider them angels too.


nurseNaomi Ndung’u
Kilimani Baby Home, Nairobi
Nursing Manager

1. How did you come to work at New Life?
I heard about New Life Home Trust and I got more information about it. As much as I was otherwise engaged, I kept being drawn to this place. It was initially hard for me to make the shift from hospital care to a children’s institution. However, I knew this was a call from God. Now, I have settled in and I enjoy it.

2. What’s your favourite part of working with New Life?
My favourite part is administration. I get to see things moving forward, from nursing, to medical, to adoption.

3. What are some highlights from your time at New Life?
Working with abandoned babies, I have realised, is more of a calling. Truth is, the work can be quite demanding. At the end of the day, the children’s care takes priority even if one has deadlines to meet, nothing comes before the children. As a result, I had to learn how to juggle between my other responsibilities and taking care of the children’s medical needs. But what makes it amazing is to see the children’s lives changing because of what we do on a daily basis.

4. Looking forward, what is your biggest wish for New Life?
I would like to see New Life Home Trust more established and expanded in capacity. Additionally, I would like to see the medical units across the homes incorporate the best medical services. But, by the grace of God, we are getting there! I would also like us to have more financial independence to help support this amazing call that I have dedicated my time to.


nurseSharleen Niver
Kilimani Baby Home, Nairobi
Nurse

1. How did you come to work at New Life?
In 2010, a friend recommended me for a vacant nursing position at New Life. I was interviewed and managed to secure the job because of my nursing qualifications.

2. What’s your favourite part of working with New Life?
I love holding the babies and making them smile – it gives me a deep satisfaction in my heart. I especially enjoy nursing the premature babies.

3. What are some highlights from your time at New Life?
Some of the highlights from my time at New Life include seeing the babies bond with their adoptive parents and celebrating New Life’s 20th Anniversary in 2014.

4. Looking forward, what is your biggest wish for New Life?
I pray that even more children will be adopted and that New Life’s vision and mission will continue to be upheld.

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