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Kenya

Water filters between droughts and floods in northern Kenya

We develop, test and implement the research methodology to evaluate household water filters for use in an emergency context. Our goal is to understand users' and implementers' experience and preferences regarding operation and maintenance of products,…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Caritas, HIF
Posted:
19 Jul 2018

Kenya

Overcoming drought in Kenya

By Nancy McNally In leafy Nairobi, one might be forgiven for not realising the country is going through a massive drought. “Nairobi,” after all, is a local Maasai word meaning ‘a place of cool waters.’ But just looking…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Caritas
Posted:
10 Jul 2017

Kenya + 1 more

Hygiene awareness for Somali refugees in Kenya

In situations where hygiene is poor and people’s health is weak, diarrhoea can be a killer disease. In fact, it’s the second cause of death of children under five worldwide. When 20,000 Somali refugees suddenly arrived at…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Caritas
Posted:
22 May 2014

Kenya

Collecting water before the sun rises

By Alice Wekesa from CAFOD (Caritas UK) Rakaso Letoole is 13 years old. She is a pupil at Lekiji Primary school in Kenya, and wants to be a nurse after her education. In the past, she would…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Caritas Australia
Posted:
11 Oct 2013

Kenya

Poverty, goats and resilience

What do goats have to do with poverty? To Susan Leshore and her fellow Samburans from rural Kenya, who were affected by the 2011 East African drought, goats can mean the difference between having enough food…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Caritas Australia
Posted:
21 Aug 2013

Kenya

Caritas prepared for possible election violence in Kenya

Caritas in Kenya has laid the groundwork to respond in the event that violence erupts during presidential elections next week. Over 1000 people died in ethnic violence following disputed elections in Kenya in 2007. Over 600,000 fled…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Caritas
Posted:
01 Mar 2013

Kenya + 1 more

For Somali refugees, handwashing lessons from a surprising teacher

In a refugee camp in northern Kenya, someone is teaching people how to wash their hands properly. The demonstrator lathers the soap, pours water, and rubs her hands together in a circular motion. She works slowly…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Caritas
Posted:
22 Aug 2012

Kenya

Slum fire in Kenya puts focus on social injustice

Caritas Kenya is supporting survivors of a huge fire that devastated the Sinai slums in the Kenyan capital Nairobi on 12 September. Over a hundred people were killed and a hundred more injured after a pipeline burst…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Caritas
Posted:
23 Sep 2011