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Kenya

Supporting COVID-19 prevention with handwashing stations

By Linda Espenshade NAIROBI, Kenya – Mathare settlement isn’t an easy place to stay clean and healthy on an ordinary day, so preventing COVID-19 from infecting people in a crowded slum of Kenya’s capital city of Nairobi…

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News and Press Release
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MCC
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17 Jun 2020

Kenya

Severe malnutrition rates shoot up across Kenya, leaving more than 70,000 children at risk of death

New survey reveals alarming malnutrition rates in Turkana, East Pokot, Mandera, Samburu, and West Pokot Nearly 73,000 children in Kenya are severely malnourished and at risk of dying from drought-related hunger unless urgent aid is made immediately available. The…

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News and Press Release
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Concern, DRC, Food for the Hungry, WHH, Trócaire, NRC, CARE, Tdh, Johanniter, Action Against Hunger, MCC, Solidarités International, Save the Children, World Vision, Dorcas
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21 Aug 2017

Kenya

Violence erupts in Kenya; EMM and MCC respond with relief funds

By Debbi DiGennaro March 15, 2012 NAIROBI, Kenya – Beginning Saturday, Feb. 25, and continuing for three days, about 2,000 youth, armed with machetes, attacked villages in inter-ethnic violence east of the city of Kisumu, Kenya, an area…

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News and Press Release
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MCC
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15 Mar 2012

Kenya

Kenya goat project demonstrates group power

By Matthew Kistler Nov. 4, 2011 NAJILE, Kenya – A goat project among Kenya’s Maasai people is giving birth to more than baby goats. It’s powering to life a cooperative group ethic that is helping 2,000 Maasai families…

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News and Press Release
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MCC
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04 Nov 2011

Kenya

Canadian Olympian fuels interest in MCC peace clubs in Kenya

By Gladys Terichow Aug. 26, 2011 CALGARY, Alta. – A recent 480-kilometer (300-mile) bicycle tour in Kenya that included one of Canada’s two most-decorated Olympians has given peace clubs in Kenya a welcome boost. These peace clubs, supported by…

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News and Press Release
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MCC
Posted:
26 Aug 2011

Kenya

Treating diabetes in Kenya

AKRON, Pa. - Diabetes is a serious health threat to anyone, but it can be particularly devastating in places such as Webuye, Kenya, where many can't afford equipment to test their blood sugar or medicine to control the condition. Mennonite…

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News and Press Release
Source:
MCC
Posted:
08 Apr 2011

Kenya

Foods Resource Bank an avenue for MCC and others to address hunger

AKRON, Pa. - Water is not as far away as it once was for the people of Enkusero-Sampu, a community in the Ngong Hills of Kenya. For years, obtaining water meant a 15-20 kilometer (about 9-13 mile) walk one way…

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News and Press Release
Source:
MCC
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26 May 2011

Kenya

Climate change affecting small-scale farmers in Kenya

Kenyan farmers are concerned about climate change as they see crop production decrease because of rising temperatures, unreliable rainfall, soil erosion and drought. KOLA, Kenya - Changes in climate patterns here make it impossible for small-scale farmers to continue growing primary…

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News and Press Release
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MCC
Posted:
26 May 2011

Kenya

MCC increases response to violence in Kenya

As violence in Kenya continues, MCC is committing more than $150,000 to help Kenyan partners meet immediate needs and begin longer term peace building work to rebuild shattered relationships and trust. AKRON, Pa., Feb. 8, 2008 - Mennonite Central Committee (MCC)…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
MCC
Posted:
21 Mar 2011
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