Kenyan mother and daughter stuck in virus-stricken India

Marydiah Mwilu and her daughter Anne Kamonze

Ms Marydiah Mwilu, 45, with her daughter Anne Kamonze,11, in their room at  MIOT International, a private hospital in Mumbai that specialises in cardiology and children’s cardiac care. 

Photo credit: Pool 

What you need to know:

  • Mwilu and her daughter were to return home on April 15, but things went south in India very fast, leading to a lockdown in Mumbai.
  • Mwilu’s eldest daughter has pleaded with the government to help fly home her mother and sister.

A Kenyan woman and her daughter are stuck slap-bang in the middle of the Covid-19 crisis in India, where they had gone for specialised surgery.


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