News and Case Studies

Friday 19 July 2019

Women refugees fostering children at Dadaab Camp

By Delfhin Mugo

 Florence Dzame | Save the Children

Without parents, unaccompanied and abandoned child refugees are finding love in foster parents, themselves refugees.

Wednesday 17 July 2019

Time is running out: drought across horn of Africa

In the hilly desert terrains at Nabuskaal region in Turkana Northern Kenya, an outreach for health services has been convened for the community. The outreach that is done three times every month is an initiative to ensure that families that live far from health facilities can access health services. In Turkana County it is at least 30 KMS to the nearest health facility.  Atirr, Ero Kwee, 42, arrives for the services and takes a moment to find shade under a tree. She had walked for 7KM from her home with her 4 year old son.

Monday 1 July 2019

Protect children in humanitarian situations

 By Jane Mbagi Mutua- Director Program Development and Quality at Save the Children 

Humanitarian emergencies have a profound impact on children and deprive them of health, nutrition, water and sanitation, education and other basic needs. These include situations of natural disasters including earthquakes, tsunamis and floods, health emergencies and man-made disasters resulting from factors such as armed conflicts and tensions.

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Monday 1 July 2019

Ending the cycle of poverty: Imparting resilience skills to the youth

Mariam Mohammed Sheikh, 41 at her workshop in Mandera County, North Eastern Kenya

by Florence Dzame - Communications and Campaigns Manager

Friday 31 May 2019

Kenya celebrates 100 years of impacting children

Save the Children Kenya Country Office held celebrations with partners, donors, government officials and beneficiaries including children to celebrate 100 years. The event themed “100 years of impacting children” was attended by over 100 guests and officiated by the Chief Administrative Secretary (CAS), Ministry of Labour & Social Protection- Hon. Abdul Bahari Ali‏. In his remarks Hon Bahari talked fondly about his Ministry’s relationship with Save the Children, and the work over the years to protect children’s rights.

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