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Friday, November 14, 2014 - 4:00am

Kenyan non-profit non-governmental organization Act Change Transform (Act!), in partnership with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Embassy of Sweden today officially commissioned the newly restored Kipsigon Health Center, which had been destroyed during the 2006-2008 conflicts, and the new Chepyuk Community Water Project.  The two infrastructure projects, which were funded by the U.S. Government and the Swedish Government respectively, were handed over to the communities of Kopsiro and Chepyuk to be of benefit to all members of the community regardless of which clan they come from. 

“The goal of the project was to improve management of the natural resources in Mt. Elgon region through effective citizen participation. We work in partnership and recognize that national government, county government, and civil society all have important roles to play,” said John Smith-Sreen, Director of USAID’s Office of Democracy, Rights, and Governance in Kenya.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 7:15am

April 9, 2014, Nairobi – U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Kenya Mission Director Karen Freeman joined development partners, the Ford Foundation, Independent Television Service, and CARE International to launch Women in the Red, a media campaign designed to raise the profile of Kenyan women as leaders.  In collaboration with , the Women in the Red campaign will engage audiences and promote activities that encourage leadership development, violence prevention, and economic empowerment.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 6:00am

Siaya, April 8, 2014  – The United States has partnered with the Government of Kenya for 50 years to improve the lives of Kenya’s children. Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) continued that support by launching the Inuka Community-Based Orphans and Vulnerable Children Project.  The Inuka Project is a USAID and Ananda Marga Universal Relief Team partnership to provide for the care and support of 11,000 orphans and vulnerable children in Siaya County.

Two lines of Kenyan children wearing purple shorts march across a field
Monday, April 7, 2014 - 6:00am

Homa Bay, April 7, 2014  – The United States has partnered with the Government of Kenya for 50 years to improve the lives of Kenya’s children. Today, the U.S.

A group of men and women hold a large sized check
Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 8:45am

April 3, Nairobi  – U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Field Investment Specialist Colin Dreizin joined the Kenya Union of Savings & Credit Co-operatives (KUSCCO) to launch a credit facility to increase Kenyan consumers’ access to loans to purchase clean cook stoves.

A Kenyan woman addresses an audience while standing in front of a banner that reads Health Outcomes Through Prevention Education
Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 10:00am

April 1, Mombasa – U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Education Specialist Irene Muriuki joined the County Education Director for Mombasa County, today for the Coast roll out of the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology’s revised Education Sector Policy on HIV/AIDS.

Monday, March 24, 2014 - 9:45am

March 24, Mombasa – U.S. Ambassador to Kenya Robert F. Godec joined the Cabinet Secretary of Kenya’s Ministry of Health James Macharia to mark World Tuberculosis Day by launching the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) TB Accelerated Response and Care activity.  The U.S.

Friday, March 14, 2014 - 7:00am

The U.S. Embassy invites media to join the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Assistant Administrator for Global Health, Dr. Ariel Pablos-Méndez, on a tour of Maai Mahiu Health Centre and Naivasha County Hospital, Nakuru County.  Dr. Pablos-Méndez will hand over maternal and child health commodities to Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Health.

When:  Monday, March 17

-          8:30           Bus departs APHIAplus offices, Nakumatt Mall, Nakuru

-          9:00           Bus departs Nation Centre, Kimathi Street, Nairobi

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 1:00am

February 26, 2014, Thika – Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Kenya Mission Director Karen Freeman, Principal Secretary for the Ministry of Industrialization and Enterprise Development Dr. Wilson Songa, and USAID and Government of Kenya representatives celebrated seven promising innovators who have the potential to transform agriculture in Kenya.

A Kenyan farmer explains grafting techniques to USAID officials in a horticulture training center in Thika, Kenya
Monday, January 27, 2014 - 10:15am

Thika – Today, top USAID officials visited the Fresh Produce Exporters Association of Kenya (FPEAK) Training Center demonstration farms to observe how the Brand Kenya campaign is supporting Kenya’s produce exporters to access international markets.


Last updated: August 04, 2014

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