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For some, Kenyans working among the dead is the most terrifying positions on earth. For some they would prefer to be jobless than function as undertakers or funeral home orderlies. Anyway Ann and Alice Awuor Omito are Kenya's female funeral home chaperons . Ann is a Mortician at Pope Benedict Hospital while Alice works at Rosewood Funeral Home in Rongo .
One of the additional stunning admissions they made is that setting up the dead for internment is the thing that fulfills them, holding any remaining elements consistent. While in a meeting with a nearby magazine the two in discrete records uncovers stunning subtleties of their positions.
"They anticipate that a Mortician should take care of business, they don't really accept that a lady can accomplish the work we do. At that point recall that past method of seeing individuals who work at the mortuary looking rumpled and most likely on medications?
That is the thing that is anticipated from those in my calling. At the point when they meet a professional woman they even accept that I'm the secretary or assistant." Ann says .
Ann uncovers that when she is in a night move , a vehicle is consistently stsndby to pick her from home on the off chance that she needs to get the body around evening time . She says that customers consistently get stunned when they meet her around evening time tackling her work,
"At the point when I'm available to come in to work particularly during the night move we typically have a vehicle and driver on backup on the off chance that I may need to get a body around evening time. So in such occasions, when the driver has picked me from my home and we show up to discover the customers pausing, they get stunned when they see me with the keys to the workplace. They even ask "...ni wewe tulikuwa tunangoja?"she says
On her side ,the 26-Year-Old undertaker Alice Awuor says she started functioning as a funeral home orderly at Star Mortuary in Kisumu two years back prior to moving to Rosewood in Rongo.
"I appreciate spending a superior piece of my working days with the dead. I can't envision avoiding them in any event, for a solitary working day. I need to proceed to take a gander at the bodies put away in coolers daily," said Awuor.
Awuor, who exited nursing school, dreading a future joblessness, added: "I suspended my investigations in nursing and sought after funeral home science due to accessible open positions in the last field. I don't lament evolving callings, not the slightest bit."
She noticed that morgue science is a field overwhelmed by male laborers, yet said that it doesn't terrify her as she is frequently picked over her male partners to do certain errands of setting up the dead for internment. The mother of one added that as opposed to numerous individuals' conviction that undertakers frequently utilize hard medications prior to getting down to work, she has never mishandled drugs.
"At the point when I was new in this work I had fears and difficulties taking care of the dead, however now I appreciate all of my work. I adjusted so quick and I am agreeable," she said.
On the difficulties she has looked at work, Awuor said she was jettisoned by her ex-accomplice after he found out about Awuor's profession.
"My sweetheart as of late unloaded me when I disclosed to him that I function as a funeral home chaperon. Separation is only one of the few difficulties I face for being an undertaker. The difficulties are typical however. No work is invulnerable to challenges notwithstanding its tendency."
The narrative of the two women uncovers how forceful ladies are in attempting to make money . They legitimize that ladies can do which men do. Below is the link to the video, https://youtu.be/7MbTPiUCJoo
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