News and Case Studies

Saturday 29 July 2017

Kangaroo Mother Care … helping mothers and babies to bond

By Pauline Njoroge

Grace in hospital with her babies on KMC

Grace Kyalo, 24 is a mother of three children. All her babies were born before their time. Her first baby was born in the year 2015, weighing 1690grams. She says the baby was placed in an incubator for two weeks until he gained weight.

Monday 3 July 2017

Going beyond the call of duty…Save the Children staff involvement is saving lives

By Lawrence Otieno

Esther with baby Elijah.

Thursday 15 June 2017

CHX for umbilical cord care… a mother’s experience

By David Githinji

Ann with her baby at home

Saturday 13 May 2017

Reaching malnourished children in Kenya...Ikimat's story

By Olivia Watson

Baby Ikimat now recovering at home

Saturday 13 May 2017

"I had almost given up," says Hanifa, one of 27million Kenyans affected by the drought

By Edward Ahonobadha

Hanifa* is a mother of four. Her youngest daughter, one year old Barika* was severely malnourished when Save the Children first met her in February 2017. Hanifa’s family has been badly affected by the drought in the north of Kenya, in Mandera County. Without rainfall, the family’s livestock began to die off and the remaining goats no longer produced milk due to lack of pasture. This is affected the family’s income and getting food for the family became increasingly difficult.