World Vision Kenya
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Kenya

WHO WE ARE

Our aspiration is that all children will enjoy good health, be educated for life, be cared for and protected, and experience the love of God and their neighbours.

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DROUGHT IN KENYA

Fast Facts

  • The Government of Kenya has declared the ongoing drought a National Disaster
  • More than 2.7 million children and families are in need of immediate food and other relief assistance
  • Approximately 1.1 million children are affected by the drought
  • World Vision Kenya seeks to respond to 792,831 people affected by drought in its areas of operation

Response

World Vision Kenya is responding in 15 out of the 23 most drought affected counties: Turkana, Baringo, Marsabit, Isiolo, Makueni, Garissa, West Pokot, Kilifi, Samburu, Taita Taveta, Wajir, Narok, Kajiado, Kitui and Lamu.

In partnership with the National and County Government, World Food Programme and other development partners, World Vision's immediate response will prioritize:

  • Cash transfers for food
  • Rehabilitation of water sources and water trucking for domestic use and for livestock
  • School meal feeding programme to mitigate school drop-out
  • Support Ministry of Health to conduct nutrition surveillance and manage acute malnutrition 

Other Medium and Long-term Interventions

  • Creation of assets that increase people’s resilience to future food security shocks such as farm ponds
  • Promotion of relevant climate smart agriculture technologies to increase crop/livestock productivity 
  • Construction of water facilities for increased access to safe water
  • Strengthen county governments to coordinate drought response activities

Appeal

Join World Vision Kenya in partnering with communities to end hunger and help children attend school in 15 of the most affected counties.

World Vision Kenya MPESA pay bill number 525630 Account Number “Hunger Free”

 

For More Information Contact:

Humanitarian and Emergency Affairs (HEA)

Email: jacqueline_rioba [at] wvi [dot] org  

 

 

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