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June 24, 2015

USAID is working with the Government of Kenya, at all levels, to build a strong health system responsive to the needs of individuals, families, and communities. These efforts include procuring essential medical commodities, improving supply chains, setting up information systems, and developing innovative fi nancing mechanisms to improve the well-being of Kenyans.

USAID Mission Director, Karen Freeman marks World AIDS Day at KEMSA. Photo by USAID/Linda Musiime
December 5, 2012

To mark the occassion of World AIDS Day 2012, USAID Kenya Mission Director, Karen Freeman, the Director of Medical Services, Dr. Francis Kimani and the KEMSA Chief Executive Officer, Mr. John Munyu signed an agreement that will provide direct funding to the Kenya Medical Supplies Agency (KEMSA) to buy, store and deliver up to $50 million of U.S. Government-funded medical equipment and supplies.

October 26, 2012

The National Youth Bunge Association (NYBA) launched two youth-led and youth-managed Savings and Credit Cooperative Organizations (SACCOs).  Joining the youth leaders were the Minister for Cooperative Development and Marketing, the Hon. Joseph W.N. Nyagah and Dr. Roger Steinkamp, Youth Advisor in the Education and Youth Office, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), who issued registration certificates to the County Youth Bunge SACCO Cooperative Management Committees.

October 23, 2012

In response to the ongoing food crisis in East Africa, USAID has provided an in-kind donation of ready-to-use therapeutic food (RUTF) to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to treat more than 71,000 children with severe acute malnutrition in Kenya, Uganda, Sudan and Burundi. 

October 18, 2012

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) signed an amendment recently to the COMESA-USAID Integrated Partnership Assistance Agreement, providing an additional $25 million for development activities in the COMESA region.

The Laikipia Natural Resource Management and Biodiversity Conservation Program supports the Laikipia Wildlife Forum, a membership-based organization established to conserve Laikipia’s wildlife and ecosystem integrity. The program brings Laikipia communities together to conserve and sustainably use the natural resources on which they depend.

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