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Health Programma Jaquiline
Sep
14
Published on 14 September 2018

Jaquiline Agolla is a counseling psychologist at World Friends. She is part of the team that works under the Kenya Comprehensive School Health Programme that is based in Kajiado County. She narrates her experience working with World Friends for three years now. “I feel privileged to work under...

Education and training
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Aug
29
Published on 29 August 2018

It’s 28th August 2018. At 7:00 pm, residents of Laini Saba village in the informal settlements of Kibera are rushing home. Children are spotted on the busy streets playing and dancing to music that can be heard coming from Laini Saba playground. At 7:15pm, a brief introduction on the Slum Film Fes...

Art and sport
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Aug
17
Published on 17 August 2018

Chrispine Okello is the field coordinator of World Friends Health Education Programme. He is among the longest serving employees, having worked at World Friends for a decade now.  Let’s hear more on his experience at World Friends: “It has been an enriching experience. Working with the commun...

Education and training
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Aug
10
Published on 10 August 2018

In 2018, Valentina Zambon visited Kenya with the mission of conducting trainings on Innovative pedagogical methods for teachers and coaches.  Held in the informal settlements of Mathare, this was a one week training aimed at improving the teaching and training methods that teachers and coaches empl...

Education and training
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Jul
25
Published on 25 July 2018

Through nutrition clinics conducted in the vast Kajiado County, hundreds have benefitted through nutrition interventions. Torusei is a small village located in Kajiado County. It is among the sites that World Friends in collaboration with the Ministry of Health hold nutrition clinics. With a vast te...

Right to health
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Jul
17
Published on 17 July 2018

For four years, Agnes Onzere has worked at World Friends as a field nurse under the Safe Motherhood programme.  She narrates her experience working with vulnerable youths residing in informal settlements;- “I am happy to work under the Safe Motherhood programme.  The positive outcomes that ar...

Education and training
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Jul
13
Published on 13 July 2018

Three days course on Training of Trainers (ToTs) was conducted at Ruaraka Uhai Neema Hospital Training Center, with ten healthcare professionals in attendance. This is an essential course that imparts skills and knowledge to potential trainers, giving them the ability to pass on their knowledge to o...

Education and training
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Jul
05
Published on 5 July 2018

88 children and 98 women were among 203 patients that received medical attention during World Friends medical camp outreach.  Conducted on 30th June 2018 in the informal settlements on Mathare, 30 patients with severe conditions were referred to Ruaraka Uhai Neema Hospital for further treatment. 4...

Right to health
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Jun
26
Published on 26 June 2018

Most parents dream of the moment their child is born. An even merrier moment is the first time they get to hold their newborn in their arms or when mothers get to breastfeed them for the very first time. However, it is a long and agonizing wait for parents who deliver pre term babies-often referred...

Right to health
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Jun
05
Published on 5 June 2018

It is a common phenomenon for most people living in informal settlements to prepare food out in the open. More often than not, this food is usually for sale to people passing along the busy roads. Streets are busy with activity: - children running and playing, people walking hurriedly towards differ...

Right to health