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'A small paradise in the desert'

'A small paradise in the desert'

Nov 20, 2014

20 November 2014 - Faith Kagwiria talks about the ongoing situation in the Dadaab refugee camps, home to hundreds of thousands of mainly Somali refugees.

South Sudan crisis being met with silence, ACT Ethiopia says

South Sudan crisis being met with silence, ACT Ethiopia says

Apr 16, 2014

15 April, 2014 - The veil of silence over the South Sudan must be broken and peace talks resumed immediately if the conflict is to be contained

Flood protection urgently needed in Kakuma camp

Flood protection urgently needed in Kakuma camp

Apr 08, 2014

8 April, 2014 - The rainy season threatens to make life a misery for Kakuma camp extension residents, refugees from the conflict in South Sudan

The majority are children

The majority are children

Feb 12, 2014

12 February 2014 - ACT's National Council of Churches of Kenya is working tirelessly to expand the Kakuma refugee camp ready for new arrivals from South Sudan, most of which are under 18 years

The Road to Resilience

The Road to Resilience

Jan 30, 2014

30 January 2014 - Christian Aid’s resilient livelihoods learning space encourages readers to explore how vulnerable and marginalised people around the world can build thriving livelihoods that are resilient to the many risks they are exposed to.

Rooting for Resilience

Rooting for Resilience

Jan 29, 2014

29 January 2014 - This is the story of how ACT member Christian Aid is helping communities in Makueni County, Kenya to become resilient to drought.

South Sudanese refugees flow into Kenya

South Sudanese refugees flow into Kenya

Jan 08, 2014

8 January 2014 - Recent estimates put the number of internally displaced people from the conflict in South Sudan at over 200,000. Refugees are arriving at Kakuma camp in Kenya as well as Uganda and Ethiopia.

Psychosocial care in Kakuma

Psychosocial care in Kakuma

Dec 11, 2013

11 December 2013 - A twenty minute film about work in the Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya, made by the Church of Sweden, focusing on the work of LWF.

Drawn-out refugee crises demand urgent attention

Drawn-out refugee crises demand urgent attention

Jun 20, 2013

An average refugee now spends nearly two decades living in exile, a situation ACT says must change

For planet to survive, low carbon development model must be adopted

For planet to survive, low carbon development model must be adopted

Apr 22, 2013

It is time to rethink development, to open our eyes to the adverse effects of our high-consumption lifestyles and values. We have to transform our economy. We have to switch to a low-carbon and resource-efficient development model that closes the gap between rich and poor.

Unequal access to clean water threatens international peace

Unequal access to clean water threatens international peace

Mar 22, 2013

Unequal access to clean water still remains one of the world’s biggest abuses of human rights and challenges to development – creating millions of avoidable illnesses and deaths every year.

Award-winning documentary series launches new season with profile of ACT member

Award-winning documentary series launches new season with profile of ACT member

Jan 09, 2013

A profile of Church World Service kicks off the 18th season of a popular U.S. documentary series and features an interview with ACT governing board member, Donna Derr.

Education and child protection successes at Dadaab

Education and child protection successes at Dadaab

Sep 26, 2012

Classrooms in Dadaab that just one year ago were only tented roofs that held few supplies now have walls, desks and textbooks. Even playgrounds with clean-water drinking fountains can be found just outside the schoolroom doors.

Women farmers take on climate change

Women farmers take on climate change

Sep 18, 2012

A new study, “Women Farmers Adopting to Climate Change,” highlights how the phenomenon affects men and women differently – and can exacerbate already existing gender inequalities.

One year on, progress visible in Horn of Africa

One year on, progress visible in Horn of Africa

Sep 14, 2012

Last year more than 13 million people were starving in the Horn of Africa. ACT Alliance has not only provided emergency relief to hundreds of thousands, but has worked to better prepare them for a more resilient future.

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About Kenya
  • Population: 41.6 million (World bank, 2011)
  • Capital: Nairobi
  • Area: 582,646 sq km (224,961 sq miles)
  • Major languages: Swahili, English
  • Major religion: Christianity
  • Life expectancy: 54 years (men), 55 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 Kenya shilling = 100 cents
  • Main exports: Tea, coffee, horticultural products, petroleum products
  • GNI per capita: US $770 (World Bank, 2008)