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Children coming to school where Save the children supports in Daadab

What We Do

Save the Children has been providing support to children in Kenya through our development and humanitarian programmes since 1950. We work with communities, local partners, and the government to design and deliver programmes to meet the needs of the most deprived children. We also advocate for greater investment of public and private resources for children.

We operate programmes in:

Health and Nutrition: to reduce maternal and newborn mortality and child malnutrition and advocate for improved health systems.

Food Security & Livelihoods: to strengthen resilience and sustainable livelihoods.

Child Protection: to keep children safe from violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation. 

Child rights governance:  to influence policy and legislation and support the participation of children and young persons in governance matters.

Education: to help young children access early education and to advocate for education reform.  

Adolescents & Youth: to ensure they realise their rights by giving them a voice and a platform to engage with their leaders. 

Humanitarian response: to prepare communities for disasters, and support emergency relief efforts. 

Save the Children in Kenya currently implements programmes in the following areas: