Kenya’s black market child commerce: A mom’s alternative

She told Adama that her buyers were loving parents who could not conceive and would provide for a desirable child. But in reality, Auma is going to sell a baby to someone who comes in from the street with the right amount of money. Auma also tells expectant mothers that she is a former nurse but does not have the medical equipment, skills, or sanitation to resolve a serious problem during childbirth. “Her place was dirty, she would use a small container for blood, she had no sink and the bed wasn’t clean,” Adama recalled. “But I was desperate, I had no choice.”

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