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Kenya

Strengthening family care through mental health support

Josephine Rombo is a community development worker with SOS Children's Villages' family strengthening programme in Nairobi, Kenya's capital. She works with families from low-income communities to strengthen their capacity to care for their children and youth. As…

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News and Press Release
Source:
SOS
Posted:
29 Nov 2021

Kenya

Joining Forces Alliance for Children in Kenya Statement on COVID-19 Emergency Response in Kenya

COVID-19 Response We foremost commend the Government of Kenya for its on-going well-coordinated efforts on the COVID-19 Emergency Response. We acknowledge and applaud all the health care workers for their commitment in preventing, detecting and responding to various…

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News and Press Release
Source:
Tdh, Save the Children, Plan International, SOS, World Vision, ChildFund International
Posted:
25 May 2020
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Kenya

New technologies help increase literacy among children in Kenya

A partnership between companies, governments and civil sector groups is helping to share the benefits of technology with disadvantaged communities in Kenya. Aiming to increase literacy among children aged 6 to 9, the project Open Space Literacy…

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News and Press Release
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SOS
Posted:
31 Jul 2015

Kenya

Smart solutions for Kenya's needy pastoralists

Hilary Atkins tells how rain and SOS Smart cards bring relief to Marsabit Listen to the AUDIO 2/12/2011 – Water tanks are full across northern Kenya and pastoralists are overjoyed as rains finally arrive. While livestock numbers gradually…

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News and Press Release
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SOS
Posted:
04 Dec 2011

Kenya

The changing landscape in northern Kenya

04/11/2011- Last summer hundreds of children in Marsabit had a stark choice to make: Go to school hungry or leave the classroom in order to find food and water. While SOS Children's Villages addressed their needs…

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News and Press Release
Source:
SOS
Posted:
08 Nov 2011

Kenya + 1 more

Ten SOS co-workers to leave for famine-hit northern Kenya

05/08/2011 - Ten SOS co-workers are leaving on 5 July with a 20-ton truck loaded with food for the famine-hit area of Marsabit in northern Kenya to assist in SOS Children's Villages' relief operations there. As…

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News and Press Release
Source:
SOS
Posted:
05 Aug 2011

Kenya

Kenya: Healing the trauma of post-election violence

There are so many versions given regarding the genesis of post election violence in Kenya. It's not apparently clear as to why so many people were killed, displaced from their homes and their houses torched! Nonetheless, through the mediation…

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Other
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SOS
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Kenya

Kenya: School programmes disrupted by post-election violence

The effects of post-election violence in Kenya continue to reverberate throughout the country. Though the fighting has subsided from its peak immediately after the elections in late December, tension remains high with political opponents divided along ethnic lines. Many lives…

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Other
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SOS
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Kenya

Peace - here and now! Urgent appeal from SOS Children's Villages Kenya

Over the past few weeks, SOS Children's Villages Kenya has taken in, via the authorities, 66 children who had to flee because of the serious unrest. It has been possible to reunite 28 of the children with their families, and…

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