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As Hardships Grow, so Does a Harmful Practice

Mary Obiero and Jasmine Huggins | November 18, 2020 In many cultures across the globe, female genital mutilation -- or FGM -- has long been practiced as a rite of passage marking the transition of girls to…

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News and Press Release
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CWS
Posted:
19 Nov 2020

Kenya

Emergency Update: Flood Relief in Kenya

This is an update about our flood response. Click here to read the original appeal. CWS is responding to massive, deadly flooding in two parts of Kenya: West Pokot County and the Tana River delta. In both…

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News and Press Release
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CWS
Posted:
11 Feb 2020

Kenya

Emergency appeal: Flood relief in Kenya

Appeal code: 642X Appeal amount: $500,000 SITUATION Kenya’s rainy season is from October through December. While the rains can improve pasture conditions in arid or semi-arid regions and recharge water systems, heavy storms and resulting flooding have also been…

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Appeal
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CWS
Posted:
04 Dec 2019

Kenya

Promoting Modern Beekeeping in West Pokot County, Kenya

Kacheliba Constituency in West Pokot County, Kenya, can be a harsh place to live. Soil is unfertile, rainfall is erratic and resources are scarce. It’s a hotspot for the adverse impacts of climate change, and natural…

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News and Press Release
Source:
CWS
Posted:
26 Mar 2019
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Kenya

The Double D: Displacement and Disability

Across the globe, climate change-related displacement has become a norm rather than an exception. Weather and climate hazards that are becoming increasingly common are displacing millions of people. In Kenya’s far flung county of Tana…

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News and Press Release
Source:
CWS
Posted:
07 Nov 2018

Kenya

Left Behind: Addressing the Systemic Problems Keeping Children out of School

By Caleb Wafula You’ve probably seen the headlines about the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a development agenda focused on ensuring that “no one is left behind.” Goal 4 of this agenda seeks to ensure inclusive…

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News and Press Release
Source:
CWS
Posted:
15 Oct 2018

Kenya

Meeting the Needs of Communities Displaced by Flooding in Kenya

Michael Kendagor | August 19, 2018 In April 2018 River Tana, the biggest river in Kenya burst its banks following heavy rains. Amina and her children, along with hundreds of others in their community lost their home.…

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News and Press Release
Source:
CWS
Posted:
19 Aug 2018

Kenya

Talking the talk and walking the walk

Caleb Wafula The scientific consensus is very clear: Climate change is one of the most vexing challenges of the 21st century. Young people are highly vulnerable to the negative effects of climate change, which is why young…

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News and Press Release
Source:
CWS
Posted:
30 Jul 2018

Kenya

Cash for Work Opens Up Opportunities for Youths in Kenya

According to Worldometers, Kenya’s total population is currently estimated to be 50.9 million with the median age being a young 19.2 years. The 2009 national census found that out of a population of approximately 38 million…

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News and Press Release
Source:
CWS
Posted:
13 Jul 2018

Kenya

Emergency Appeal: Flooding in Kenya

Situation Severe flooding in Kenya has displaced more than 311,000 people, killing 132 and injuring 23, according to the National Disaster Management Agency. More than 6,000 livestock have been killed, and flood waters have submerged more than…

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News and Press Release
Source:
CWS
Posted:
18 May 2018

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