Back to our roots: From volunteer work to a fulfilling business

Elidice Gatwiri

Ms Elidice Gatwiri displays cassava flour, which is used to make porridge, at her shop at Karinga Ga Nkoru market in Tharaka Nithi County.

Photo credit: Alex Njeru | Nation Media Group

When she joined a team of over 1,000 Community Health Volunteers (CHVs) under Tharaka Nithi County’s department of health in 2018, Elidice Gatwiri’s sole aim was to volunteer, not to earn a living.

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