Wednesday, June 5, 2019
How Kenya Can Beat Air Pollution
Irene Ojuok,National Technical Specialist for Environment and Climate Change at World Vision Kenya offers great insights on how to beat air pollution in Kenya. This topic of discussion is the theme of the 2019 World Environment Day that is being celebrated today (5th June 2019). She was live at KTN News Television. Video courtesy of Standard Media Group (KTN news).
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Solar Powered Technologies Spur Development in Narok County
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April 12th 2019
Baby Friendly Initiatives Improve Child Nutrition in Tana River County
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January 24th 2019
Breastfeeding Improves Health of Children in Baringo County
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January 14th 2019
A child learns how to correctly wash hands with water and soap so as to prevent diseases during the 2018 Global Handwashing Day national celebrations held in Kitui County, Kenya. ©2018 World Vision/ Photo by Susan Otieno
Sanitation and Hygiene Milestone to boost child health in Kitui County
By Hellen Owuor, Communications Specialist, World Vision Kenya The health of children in Kenya’s Kitui County is set to improve as a result of the region being declared Open Defacation Free (ODF). This ODF status, which is accorded by the Ministry of Health (MOH) through the issuance of a certificate, indicates that people in a particular area are no longer defecating or discharging faeces in the open.
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November 22nd 2018
1000 Day Journey
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November 21st 2018
Sweet Potato
New sweet potato to boost maternal and child health in Kenyan communities
By Zipporah Kageha Karani,Communications Officer, World Vision KenyaAmidst the numerous hills of Elgeyo Marakwet County, one can spot rows of maize on Hellen Jeruiyot's farm. In between them, broad leaves of sweet potato plants cover the ground, thus cushioning the soil from the harsh rays of the sun.Hellen, just as other small-scale farmers in the community, depends solely on agriculture to earn a living and fend for her children and family.She used to rely heavily on maize for income until its market dwindled, leading to losses.
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October 31st 2018
Saving lives
Conflicts hamper humanitarian work, causing suffering in children and aid workers
It was a normal working day for Hussein, one of the World Vision Kenya drivers who support humanitarian activities in far flung areas, rife with insecurity challenges.On this particular evening, he was driving staff members working in a health project in Isiolo County, which is located in Northern Kenya. As they began the journey, at around half past four o’clock, the atmosphere in the car was relaxed. People were jovial. They were happily talking about their day’s activities among other things.
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August 20th 2018