News and Case Studies

Monday 10 September 2018

A Father’s Love Helps Newborns Survive

Victor holds his baby at Kangaroo Care position
When Victor got the call on a Friday afternoon that his wife was in labor, he left for the hospital assuming his family would be home after a few days following a normal delivery. However, when his wife gave birth to low-birth-weight twins via Caesarian section, it became clear they’d remain in the hospital much longer than that.   

Friday 27 July 2018

Save the Children Statement

Save the Children Statement

Monday 4 June 2018

Radio programme empowers communities in Bungoma to save lives

By Teresa Akun

 Joyce Soita and her husband at home with the twins

Wednesday 4 April 2018

Disability Inclusion for Every Last Child...Jacinta's Story

Jacinta during the visit by Save the Children staff

Jacinta was born with polio, meaning her legs did not develop properly. She was four years old when her father threw her our of the family home. Abandoned because of her disability, Jacinta was taken in by a Pastor and his wife, who made sure Jacinta went to school. 

Wednesday 28 March 2018

Empowering health workers to save lives…Baby Farhiya’s story

Baby Farhiya with her mother

The current drought affecting counties across Kenya is getting worse and children like Farhiya have not been spared. Farhiya and her family live in Lagbogol settlement in Wajir County, northern Kenya. The residents rely on Lagbogol dispensary for all their medical needs as it is the only health facility in the area