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Case Studies

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.

Jonathan serving lunch to the pupils

Beacon teachers work together to keep children safe

School is like a second home for many children. This is why a team of teachers, known as the Beacon Teachers Movement, are working together to keep children safe both at school and home.

Children at primary school in Kenya

School children hit by food crisis in Kenya

Plan International is providing food and water to primary schools in Kenya affected by the food crisis to help children concentrate and stop them from dropping out.

School girls watering their orchard using an irrigation system

Water helps children grow fruit and boost community's health

Children from a community in Kenya are growing fruit orchards and staying safe thanks to a water supply which means they no longer have to rely on collecting water from a crocodile-infested reservoir.


Fatherhood: A case of positive parenting

We are running fathers only parenting sessions for men to meet and discuss issues affecting their children so they can become better parents.

Samson (second left) with his brothers at their home in Kilifi County

Vital supplies for families hit by food crisis

Plan International is providing urgent supplies and lifesaving humanitarian support to families hit by the food crisis in Kenya which is affecting children’s health and ability to go to school.