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December 16, 2016

Today, 2,500 young Kenyans graduated from a youth education-to-employment program, “Generation Kenya,” supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the McKinsey Social Initiative.  The program provides technical and professional skills training to address the youth unemployment challenge in Kenya.  Of those graduating today, 95 percent have received job offers in financial services, customer service and sales.  The graduation ceremonies were held concurrently in Mombasa, Nairobi, Nakuru and Nanyuki.

December 14, 2016

Today, dozens of Kenyan youth at the PC Kinyanjui Technical Training Institute demonstrated new vocational skills gained through the Kenya Youth Employment and Skills Program (K-YES). The program, a five year $21.9 million investment supported by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is celebrating its one-year anniversary.

October 13, 2016

Kenyan counties in arid and semi-arid lands (ASALs) have suffered recurrent drought, human conflict, and a legacy of marginalization by government and international investments. The Partnership for Resilience and Economic Growth in Kenya (PREG) brings together humanitarian and development partners to build resilience among vulnerable pastoralist communities in northern Kenya. It includes both USAID programs and implementing partners.

September 1, 2016

In Kenya, USAID works in collaboration with the Government of Kenya and partners to reduce extreme poverty and promote a resilient, democratic society. The Kenya Report to the People 2015 documents our shared achievements in programs in health, population and nutrition; education and youth; democracy, governance and conflict; economic growth and agriculture; and environment and natural resources. 

June 30, 2016

When giving birth, millions of women in Kenya come as close to meeting death as they do life.  Home deliveries, where traditional midwives are often ill-equipped to detect or manage emergencies in time, can easily turn tragic and are a major contributor to maternal and child deaths. Devolution is changing this scenario for women in the far reaches of Kenya

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