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Case Studies

Kavindu (carrying a child) during a recent visit by Plan International Kenya

Getting an education against the odds

Despite facing many barriers in her life, Kavindu is determined to get an education with the help of a Plan International Kenya bursary.

A teacher and a pupil going through content in a tablet provided by the government

Digital training for teachers spreads use of technology

Teachers in Tharaka North are now better able to teach children about digital literacy following training provided by Plan International Kenya.

Nicholas with his two children during the interview at his barber shop

Involving men in family care and support

Nicholas, 46, is a single father who was unable to support his 2 children. However, following skills and money management training, he has turned his family’s fortunes around and is now supporting other men in his community.

A Lunga Lunga Sub-County staff member using Smart Paper Technology to record health data of children and their mothers

New technology improves birth registration and health services

Healthcare and birth registration are improving in Kwale County, Kenya, thanks to some innovative new technology implemented by Plan International Kenya and partners.

Merceline showcasing one of the solar products at her shop

Solar power provides new opportunities for female entrepreneurs

Women are turning the lives of their families around in Kilifi county, thanks to a solar power project from Plan International Kenya.

New latrines at Kilindini Primary School

Good sanitation keeps girls in school

In Kwale County, we're supporting schools to build toilets that cater for girls' needs so they aren't forced to miss school during their periods.

Children learning about SDGs during Day of the African Child in 2017

Commemorating Day of the African Child 2017

To mark the Day of the African Child, children tested a publication designed to help them learn about the Sustainable Development Goals.

H. E. Ms. Sara Hradecky, the Canadian High Commissioner to Kenya with a group of Girl Advocates

Girls no longer have to feel ashamed

Fourteen-year-old girls' rights advocate Joyce successfully called on her government to provide sanitary pads for girls.

Children enjoying their food

Drought response helps 11,000 children stay in school

During droughts children are often pulled out of school by their parents. Our school feeding programme is providing children with meals, keeping them in school and keeping them safe.