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Fatherhood

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.

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.

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.

The Kenyan elders campaigning against FGM

Kenyan elders call for an end to FGM

This series of photos shows how leaders of Kenyan communities are campaigning to keep girls safe as part of a project that aims to eradicate FGM in Africa within a generation.

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.

Peres at school during the interview

I now have a clear understanding of my rights

Peres dropped out of school after getting married and giving birth, and she also suffered abuse from her husband. However, now she is back in school and learning skills thanks to Plan International Kenya's End Child Marriage project.

Students pose with the new bicycles

Bicycles help children get to school

Many students in rural Kenya walk up to 15km each day to get to school. Plan International Kenya has partnered with World Bicycle Relief to donate over 1,000 bicycles to help students get to school in Kisumu County.

Atali and Dickens along the shows of Lake Victoria at Luanda Kotieono beach

Beyond the waters, men keep children safe

Plan International Kenya works with community members around Lake Victoria to keep children safe. Atali and Dickens are examples of men committed to ensuring children from Luanda Kotieono beach are not sexually exploited.

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Training children on child protection and rights

More than 2,199 children have benefited from trainings conducted by the ‘Ending Violence against Children’ project in Kwale, a partnership between Plan International Kenya and the European Union 

Taking Birth Registration to the Communities

Plan International Kenya's Programme's, 'Tulinde Tusome' and Ending Violence against Children collaborated with the Civil Registration Services to raise awareness about birth registration in Chonyi and Kikambala in Kilifi County, giving parents the opportunity to register their children. 

Some of the boda boda riders who attended the training

We will protect children of Kwale County

Plan International Kenya under ‘Tulinde Tusome’ project organised a half-day sensitisation session for 145 riders in Kwale County.

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Kaembeni is now an open defecation free area

Plan International Kenya in collaboration with the Ministry of Health implemented Community-Led Total Sanitation programme in Homa Bay, Kilifi, Kwale and Nairobi’s Mathare informal settlement.

Our results last year
  • 2,741
    community members trained in child protection
  • 319
    health professionals and volunteers trained
  • 1,319
    teachers trained in Early Childhood Care and Development

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Key contacts
Lennart Reinius, Country Director, Plan International Kenya

Lennart Reinius

Country Director, Plan International Kenya
Address
Plan International Kenya
Methodist Ministries Centre, Block C, 2nd floor
Nairobi
P.O. Box 25196-00603
Kenya
0722 201293/ 0734 600774