Bahati’s girlfriend comes from an influential family! Meet Diana Marua’s father who is a famous cancer advocate (Photos)

Bahati’s ‘prayer partner’ Diana Marua comes from a family that is well known for cancer advocacy in Kenya. Her father is a leading figure in the fight against stigma for cancer patients.

Marua together with her father, Joseph Omach, received a certificate and awards from Lupita Nyongo’s mother and nominated MP Isaac Mwaura during a seminar organized by Childhood Cancer Initiative (CCI).

Childhood Cancer Initiative is non-governmental organization (NGO) founded in 2009 by Marua’s father with the aim of making a contribution of lessening the burden of childhood cancer in Kenya through the provision of patient-care support for the needy.

Diana Marua with nominated MP Isaac Mwaura
Diana Marua with Lupita Nyong’o’s mother Dorothy Nyong’o

“My Dad has strongly pushed the agenda of fighting the stigma of Cancer in Children under his organization, Childhood Cancer Initiave! I am proud of the big steps we have made on this Initiative I will always be your number one support in all you do. You have taught me well. I appreciate you Daddy!” Diana Marua praised her dad.

Diana Marua’s father Joseph Omach


Diana Marua’s father addresses the audience in a conference where he was feted for his work with Childhood Cancer Initiative

Joseph Omach made headlines in 2013 when he visited the Jaramogi Oginga Odinga hospital in Kisumu as part of its psycho-social support program for childhood cancer patients. Watch the video by KTN below:





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