The date is 5th of November 2016, the day scheduled for the grand breaking ceremony of the New Gynocare Fistula Center now known by the name Gynocare Women's And Fistula Hospital. Chief guest of honor was Dr. Linah Jebii Jelimo amongst other dignitaries. Dr. Linah Jebii an avid crusader against FGM and participated in the creation of the Prohibition of Female Genital Mutilation Act 2011. She has been working with non-governmental organisations (NGOs) across Kenya, campaigning for the eradication of FGM and promoting Girl Child education.

An appointee by Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta to chair the newly formed Anti-Female Genital Mutilation Board in December 2013. She has been involved in rescuing girls that were victims of FGM, whose physical consequences have included haemhorrhage, fistulae, and others, added to the psychological damages.

She has arranged for humanitarian medical assistance and provided sustainable financial support for victims. Fistula survivors from far ends of the country, well wishers, sponsors and curious 'wananchi' celebrated the event. On December 16th the old Gynocare Fistula Center shifted to the new facility and acquired a new name; Gynocare Women's and Fistula Hospital. Here is the event in pictures.
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