News and Case Studies

Friday 3 March 2017

Tackling malnutrition closer to home can save Barika's life

By Bella Nyamamu

21 year old *Hanifa is a mother of four. *Barika is her youngest child, and at seven months old, *Barika is severely malnourished. *Hanifa has to walk seven kilometres to get to the nearest health facility.

Monday 27 February 2017

Meet Hawa and Deka…adolescent girls now turned entrepreneurs.

By Muktar Muhumed

Girls holding homebanks given through save the children program.

Saturday 11 February 2017

No water means no education for children in Mandera

By Bella Nyamamu & Ruth Njagi

It is 1pm in Mandera County, Northern Kenya. Under the scorching sun and clear skies, children, women and men hold jerry cans in search of water; a community clearly suffering the effects of the drought. 

Mandera is known for episodes of conflict, traditionally fuelled by competition over resources. With the current drought situation getting worse by the day, water is one of the resources that is fast becoming scarce and the lack of it is threatening the health and education of children in Mandera County.

Saturday 11 February 2017

Group Savings and Loans Project brings hope to Eveline Ewoi

By Lameck Asava

Saturday 11 February 2017

From a goatherd to a student…Simon’s story

By Samuel Khaemba

Photo of Simon herding goats, and now in class