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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.

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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. Agency for International Development (USAID) continued that support by launching the Wezesha Project for orphans and vulnerable children.  Wezesha Project is a USAID partnership with Kenyan organization Lifeskills Promoters, and its partners, St Johns’ Community Center and Christian Partnership on AIDS in Kenya, which coordinates the care of 20,000 orphans and vulnerable children in Homa Bay, Kisii, and Migori Counties. 

A group of men and women hold a large sized check
April 3, 2014

USAID awarded a grant to KUSCCO as part of an open competition for innovative solutions to overcome distribution and financing bottlenecks in the Kenyan cook stove sector, two key constraints to growth noted in recent market assessments by Winrock and the Global Alliance for Clean Cook stoves.  KUSCCO supports a network of 1,350 member SACCOs that will provide credit to their individual members seeking to purchase cook stoves. 

April 3, 2014

The U.S. Agency for International Development, USAID, awarded a grant to KUSCCO as part of an open competition for innovative solutions to overcome distribution and financing bottlenecks in the Kenyan cook stove sector, two key constraints to growth noted in recent market assessments by Winrock and the Global Alliance for Clean Cook stoves. 

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

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.

March 26, 2014

APHIAplus Nuru ya Bonde improves the lives of mothers, children and their families in Kenya’s Rift Valley region. The project focuses on delivery of quality health services related to HIV/AIDS, family planning, reproductive health, malaria and tuberculosis. APHIAplus Nuru ya Bonde leads interventions to strengthen HIV counseling and testing, prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV, increase family planning and reproductive health resources, and improve maternal and child health. It also works to build the capacity of local partners to implement quality assurance and coordination of monitoring and evaluation.

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