Celebrated HIV Activist Welcomes Twins at Almost 60: A Tale of Unexpected Joy and Double Blessings

Celebrated HIV Activist Welcomes Twins at Almost 60: A Tale of Unexpected Joy and Double Blessings

  • Celebrated HIV activist Asunta Wagura is beaming with joy after becoming a new mother at nearly 60 years old
  • After years of hoping and waiting, Asunta's world was rocked when she found herself expecting not one but two babies
  • "To everyone holding onto a dream, remember that miracles can happen at any age. Never stop believing in the power of hope and love," she said

Popular HIV activist Asunta Wagura has welcomed twin girls into her life, defying expectations and embracing a new chapter of motherhood.

Collage of Asunta Wagura and the two newborns.
Asunta is a mother of five sons. The twins bring her total number of kids to seven. Photos: Asunta Wagura.
Source: UGC

The news of her double blessings sparked joy and wonder among those who know her, given that she is nearing her 60s.

Asunta has 5 sons

Asunta shared the exciting news on social media, expressing her joy and profound gratitude.

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Arguably, what makes the twin girls even more special is that she has five boys (all of whom are HIV-negative).

"I never imagined I'd be starting this new adventure at my age, but life has a way of surprising us, and I am beyond grateful for these two little miracles," she wrote.

Asunta disclosed that her journey to parenting girls was dotted with twists and turns.

Asunta was shocked by news of twins

After years of hoping and waiting, she found herself expecting not one but two babies.

"It was a shock at first, but as the news sank in, I couldn't help but feel overwhelming joy and gratitude," she recalls.

For Asunta, the arrival of her twin girls is a testament to the unpredictable beauty of life.

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According to the mother of seven, the best things tend to come when we least expect them.

"These girls have brought so much love and light into my life, and I am forever grateful," she mused.

It's never too late to pursue dreams

Asunta underpinned that she may be approaching her 60s but feels more alive and energized than ever before.

She added that the girls have given her a renewed sense of purpose, and she can't wait to see what the future holds.

"Life is full of surprises, and it's never too late to pursue your dreams," she continued, adding that she was proof that age is just a number," said Asunta.

She invites others to embrace the unexpected while thanking the two little princesses for turning her world upside down in the best possible way.

Asunta Wagura's HIV story

Asunta was diagnosed with HIV in 1988, a time when such a diagnosis was viewed as a death sentence and attracted stigma.

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Rejected by family and friends, she was tossed onto the harsh streets of Nairobi, where she had to start from scratch.

Not the type to give up, she teamed up with friends and started KENWA (the Kenyan Network of Women with AIDS), an organisation to help fellow HIV patients.

The World Health Organisation reports that through KENWA, over 10,000 people received basic foodstuffs, bed management, and care.

70-year-old Ugandan woman delivers twins

Asunta joins other women who have defied the odds and given birth at advanced ages.

In another instance, a 70-year-old Ugandan woman defied societal expectations and delivered twins.

Women's Hospital International and Fertility Centre in Uganda announced that Safina Namukwaya had achieved the milestone through IVF treatment.

Source: TUKO.co.ke

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