Two children die due to acute malnutrition as five others hospitalized at Baringo referral hospital
She sat under the earthen floor in the mud-walled house clutching her two weeks old baby, utensils were strewn all over as four of her other hunger ravaged children gulped porridge poured in one cup, in turns.
Potbellied, dry skin, stunted growth and reduced muscle mass were some of the noticeable things you could see in the minors, with one severely sick.
Sheila Cherutich, 40, from the remote Kemeloi village, Sabor in Baringo South was yet to come to terms with the loss of her six-year-old daughter on Monday morning due to acute malnutrition.
As fate would have it, the mother of ten had also lost one of her daughters when she was barely four years in 2008 to the same condition, a situation she described as a skin ailment.