News and Case Studies

Thursday 18 January 2018

It is back to school for Jama…

By Patrick Wekesa

Children learning at a school in Dadaab

Dadaab is a semi - arid town in Garissa County, located approximately 100 kilometres from the Kenya – Somalia border.  Most of the refugees living in Dadaab have fled from various forms of conflicts in their countries with approximately 90% of the entire population fleeing from civil war in Southern Somalia.  

Tuesday 12 December 2017

Amoni’s Story...Building sustainable and resilient livelihoods

By Lameck Asava and Nickson Lomuse

A women’s Group Savings and Loan Association

Turkana County is highly drought prone—located in the north-west of Kenya, on the border of Uganda, the villages are remote and opportunities few.

Tuesday 12 December 2017

Lyone Story...From Exclusion to Inclusion

By Benson Ewoi

Children with disabilities participate in class

LYONE is two and a half years old, and lives in the remote Naotin Village, in Kenya’s north-western Turkana County. Lyone lives with his parents, and four siblings—out of the family of seven, three live with a disability, Lyone included.

Tuesday 12 December 2017

Ezekiel’s Story...From Exclusion to Inclusion

By David Erot

Children with disabilities able to join in play time at school, Turkana County—Kenya

Sunday 3 December 2017

Treating clubfoot…Shadrack’s story

By:David Erot and Benson Ewoi

In Turkana County, there are many boys and girls who are born with club foot conditions that affect their social life, access to education and health services. Club foot is a congenital deformity involving one foot or both; the affected foot appears to have been rotated internally at the ankle. Without treatment, people with club feet often appear to walk on their ankles or on the sides of their feet. However with treatment, most patients recover fully and are able to walk and participate in various activities including athletics.