Nairobi, February 18, 2016 -- Kenyan national and county officials, representatives of international donors and private corporations today launched two projects worth some KShs 8.5 billion to make safe water available to an additional 1.5 million Kenyans. In conjunction, a quarter of million Kenyans also will also benefit from targeted nutrition education. The result will be healthier and more prosperous communities across the country.
Aisha Mohammed’s son, Khamis, received a scholarship to Saudi Arabia to become an Islamic teacher, or so he said. But, after three months, Aisha had not received a phone call from him. When she finally reached him, the call did not go as she had expected. Her son sounded uneasy and not happy to hear from her.
In January, the USAID Mission in Kenya commemorated the launch of a major program to help countries address the spread of infectious diseases to humans from other animals, and across borders. Through an $87 million grant, the <a href="https://www.usaid.gov/news-information/fact-sheets/emerging-pandemic-thr... Emerging Pandemic Threats 2</a> (EPT2) program is deploying animal-health experts to more than 20 countries in Africa, Asia, and the Middle East – including Kenya, Ethiopia, Tanzania and Uganda.
Workforce development project set to expand impressive results
Last updated: March 17, 2016