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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 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.

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 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.

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.

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