Hunger & Livelihoods

Tuesday 3 December 2019

OFDA Supported health outreach reprieve for communities in Turkana

By Marion Kwambai

 In Ng’imuriae village in Kerio Ward, Turkana Central, three young girls under four years attend an integrated health outreach with their mother Margret Ekaru. This is her second visit to the outreach center which pitches camp here every two weeks.

Monday 4 November 2019

Climate change in Wajir risks mother and child survival

By Aggrey Omboki

A mother with her children in Turkana.A mother with her children in Turkana. According to the Save the Children report, Wajir is one of the regions that have global acute malnutrition (GAM) rates of between 15 and 29 per cent. FILE PHOTO | NMG

When Ali’s cough persisted beyond the fifth day, his mother Alasey Derow became deeply worried.

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

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

Monday 19 March 2018

Fatuma – Trained tailor…now a trainer

By Caroline Kwamboka and James Kabau

Fatuma sewing at her shop in Mandera