Mortuary attendants is one of the most difficult jobs one can ever imagine to do. Its often associated with men who are of low social status.
Their work involves Picking up bodies of deceased patients from the hospital wards and move them to the Mortuary. They also Prepare bodies, specimens of human organs and the morgue room to assist pathologists in post mortem examinations.
Ann Njoki is a young mortuary attendant working at Pop Benedict XVI Hospital in Nyahururu in Laikipia county, Kenya. Many people do not still believe such beautiful lady can do such job because she is in her mid 20’s.
Ann was born and bred in Nakuru County. She loves reading and writing apart from her work as mortician.
Ann who advised many young employed youths to swallow their ego and stop looking at their big degree paper and instead look for anything to earn living.
In interview with pulse magazine, she revealed she is a christian and decided to venture into the job after death of her mother in 2012.
She became famous after posting her job in Tik Tok and it went viral with many people shocked.
As the interview came to an end , Ann stated: “When people are busy saying that I spend my time working with dead bodies, at the end of the day I go back home and I am proud when I look at how many people I was able to serve that day and I get a very high sense of fulfilment that I’ve served people and I’ve changed lives.
“And there is a very high level of satisfaction that comes from serving people well. Though we do not ask for death, the people we serve go out there and they refer us. They will remember that Ann served them so well and they will tell others about it,” she explains.