March 3, 2022 Africa Health Initiative

Family Planning: Door to Door Campaign Increases Uptake in Kilifi

By Kahindi Vilivu Thick and tall, standing above six feet, Francis Thoya Chengo is built like a boxer. He towers...

February 18, 2022 Africa Health Initiative

One cow per poor family initiative improving livelihoods in Eastern Rwanda

By John Mugisha; Twelve years ago, when David Ndizeye from Rwimbogo village in Gatsibo district, Eastern Rwanda was given a...

February 8, 2022 Africa Health Initiative

Kenya: MPDSR Unit Reducing Maternal Deaths in Bungoma County

By Treezer Michelle “A healthy pregnancy begins before conception and continues with prenatal care, along with early recognition and management...

January 28, 2022 Africa Health Initiative

Kenya: Linda Mama Improving Maternal Health in Kisumu

By Evance Odhiambo Maternal health remains a major health challenge in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). In Kenya, the Maternal Mortality Ratio...

January 12, 2022 Africa Health Initiative

Redefining mobility for children with disabilities

By Jejje Muhinde; Even though Adeodatus may have trouble speaking, he has no trouble expressing his gratitude while greeting visitors...

January 11, 2022 Africa Health Initiative

The alternative learning experience for children during lock down through football talent development

By Kabuye Ronald January 10, 2022 Sports is one of those fields that have shaped many vibrant careers and influenced...

January 7, 2022 Africa Health Initiative

Kenya: Bicycles Easing Access to Health Services in Nyalenda Informal Settlement

By Evance Odhiambo Forty percent of Kisumu City residents reside in the informal settlements including Nyalenda. With such a population,...

January 6, 2022 Africa Health Initiative

Climate Change Adaptation: Women Group Adds Value to Drought-Resistant Crops, Fruits

By Kahindi Vilivu The 2021 devolution conference that was held at Wote in Makueni County tasked the county governments to...

January 6, 2022 Africa Health Initiative

Kenya: Local SACCO Offering Reprieve to Boda Boda Riders

By Kioko Nyamasyo Under Kenya’s Vision 2030, the country aims at transforming into an industrialized middle economy country offering high...

January 6, 2022 Africa Health Initiative

Organization Empowering Kibera Girls to Make Better Choices amidst Teenage Pregnancies

By Christian Benard Childbearing begins early in Kenya, with almost one in four women giving birth by age 18 and...

January 6, 2022 Africa Health Initiative

Community Organization Gives Teen Mothers Second Chance to Education

By Saumu Juma Teenage pregnancy and associated stigma continues to keep many girls from completing their education in Kenya.  Many...

January 6, 2022 Africa Health Initiative

Maji Safi Ni Uhai Initiative Increasing Access to Clean Water for Bomet Residents

By Naomi Kitur Kenya has been classified by the United Nations (UN) Water as a water scarce country. With a...