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Korogocho photo 1

Birth attendant Ann Mbala visits Caroline Achieng Odhiambo in her home. Women prefer to give birth at home or in a birth attendant’s clinic both because it is cheaper than hospital. Korogocho slum, Nairobi, Kenya, 2012. Photo: ©Rolex Awards/Tomas Bertelsen.