A 19-year-old woman, Elizabeth Nekesa, on Saturday, August 26 gave birth to a bouncing baby boy aboard a Mombasa-bound bus.
Nekesa went into labor at Makindu, Machakos County.
Older women turned the bus seat into a temporary maternity by shielding Nekesa using lesos; and assisting her during childbirth.
The mother and son were admitted at Makindu District Hospital.
Nekesa’s mother, Beatrice Kwamboka, accompanied the new mother to hospital.
Elizabeth Nekesa is a student at Coast Institute of Technology, which is situated in Tsavo area 2 kilometers away from Voi Town in Taita Taveta County.