News and Case Studies

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.

Thursday 9 May 2019

Pneumonia: The forgotten child killer

By Florence Dzame- Communications and Campaigns Manager

At the Lodwar County and Referral Hospital (LCRH) in Northern Kenya, Emanman, 8, and his siblings are receiving treatment in the in-patient ward. It is a hot day and a dusty breeze hits the open window into the ward that they share with other patients. His siblings Achuka, 2, and Alice who is 4 months old have all been diagnosed with pneumonia.

Thursday 21 March 2019

Stop the escalating violence against children

Jane Mbagi Mutua

By Jane Mbagi Mutua

Director, Programme Development and Quality at Save the Children

Thursday 21 March 2019

Wajir tackles measles outbreak as rainy season approaches



Two months ago, 35-year-old Nunai Farit developed a fever coupled with a dry cough and a running nose. Her family thought it was an asthma attack and contacted a community health worker.

Unfortunately, the health worker could not do much and the mother of five died two days later. She was buried at a community cemetery at her rural home in Mau Mau.