Njambi Koikai

Great news! Former Trend presenter Njambi Koikai coming back home

Njambi Koikai is one of the most inspirational people that the Kenyan nation has produced.

The former The Trend presenter has been through the wringer the past 2 years.

Njambi Koikai
Njambi in hospital

The reason for that is the condition that she has suffered from the time she was a teenage girl-endometriosis.

The disease has caused her to go abroad for treatment. She has been away and it seems like the culmination of that time there might be coming to an end.

Njambi Koikai
Njambi Koikai

The gritty entertainer has hinted that she might be on her way back. She shared the great news on her Instagram page as she showed off her piano skills playing Sauti Sol’s, ‘Kuliko Jana’. She wrote,

#LongFightToHealing #JahmbyKoikaireturns. Hey fam been unwell. We recorded this a few weeks ago. All i can say is thank you and God bless you all abundantly. Nairobi see you soon. #JahmbyKoikaiReturns.

This is excellent news considering the lengthy time that Njambi has spent abroad battling a disease that has made have upward of 20 surgeries.

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From the video, one can see that she has gotten better and is looking much healthier than she was just a few months ago. Throughout that period she asked for support from Kenyans to help pay for her treatment.

Njambi Koikai
Njambi Koikai

Her video received a lot of positive feedback from her followers. Her journey mirrors that of American actress Lena Dunham. She revealed on Facebook in 2016 that she’d been diagnosed with endometriosis.

The 29-year-old has lived with the illness since she was a teenager, and has written about it before. Her post is below;

Lena Dunham post
Lena Dunham’s post

Endometriosis affects approximately 176 million women of reproductive age (15-49) worldwide.

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