ITUA Monthly Newsletter, June 2017

This year's day of the african child was celebrated at a time when majority of children vulnerable to the effects of drought. While a number of children had an opportunity to gather together and engage with stakeholders to commmorate the day of the African Child, many other children stayed without clean water, food of nutritious value, and quality health care. others remained out of school and at risk of various forms of violence. Over 1.5 million children in Kenya remained affected by the effects of drought, most of whom required blanket supplementary feeding programme. Many others required basic school attendance needs for them to comfortably remain in school and learn.