June 2014—Alice Mtune is 32 years old and a mother to six children. The youngest was born in September 2013 at the Msulwa Dispensary in Kwale County, about 58 kilometers from the coastal town of Mombasa, Kenya. She is pleased with the care she received at the dispensary.
Climate change has become a reality in Aule’s village. Droughts and famine are becoming more frequent, wiping out herds of livestock traditionally kept as a source of income.
Seven years ago, Rotim Murage was apprehensive about his future. He had just sat for his Kenya Certificate of Primary Education, an intensive four-day exam that determines which students are eligible to attend a government high school. Due to limited places, those that score low marks are not able to attend a government high school, which are much cheaper than private options.
April 2014—High-pitched ululations resound at the Kahawa Dispensary in Borabu, Nyamira County, Kenya. Health workers and patients are celebrating the safe delivery of twin boys.
April 2014—Some health facilities are abuzz with health workers attending to patients at every corner. But, the Kyaango dispensary in rural Kitui County, Kenya, has only one health worker.
Last updated: July 01, 2014