News and Case Studies

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

Thursday 9 February 2017

Kenya to host the Global Goals World Cup tournament ahead of the International Women’s Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Nairobi, Kenya  – A regional tournament for women supporting the United Nations 17 Global Goals dubbed ‘Global Goals World Cup (GGWCup)’, will be held in Nairobi Kenya on 5th March 2017.­

Tuesday 31 January 2017

Drought Leaves An Estimated 6.5 Million Children at risk of hunger in somalia, Ethiopia and Kenya.

 

DROUGHT LEAVES AN ESTIMATED 6.5 MILLION CHILDREN AT RISK OF HUNGER

IN SOMALIA, ETHIOPIA AND KENYA

An estimated six and half million children could be at risk of starvation in the Horn of Africa as a result of back-to-back droughts in Somalia, Ethiopia and Kenya, Save the Children is warning ahead of this weekend’s African Union (AU) meetings in Addis Ababa.

 Nearly half a million children in the region are already suffering from severe acute malnutrition.

Thursday 24 November 2016

Save the Children join forces with Unilever, Symrise and GIZ to support vanilla farming communities in Madagascar

Save the Children has joined forces with Unilever, vanilla supplier Symrise and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH to help improve the livelihoods of vanilla farming communities in the Sava region, Madagascar. The development partnership is partly financed through the develoPPP.de programme of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).

Saturday 22 October 2016

How the digital partograph will help in early identification and management of complications.

By Faith Naliaka

To ensure high quality care during labour, the proper use of a partograph to record key maternal and fetal data is critical. Key measurements, including cervical dilation, fetal heart rate, duration of labour and vital signs are recorded on the partograph in graph format. In this way, the progress of labour is monitored so that any delay or abnormality can be detected and treated. But in understaffed facilities, this may not happen.

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