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Caritas Microproject in Whynot Academy – Mathare Slum, Nairobi

In the last months, some activities have been carried out in the Why Not Academy Primary School in Mabathini, inside the Mathare slum.   World Friends and WhyNot Academy infact promotes sports activities as an aggregative and pedagogical way to improve children physical and psychological well-being; sport, indeed, has great educational potential, especially in disadvantaged Read more…

A bridge between Italy and Kenya

The experience of 4 guests of World Friends in Nairobi for a theatrical show and a photo workshop   World Friends Kenya hosted in Nairobi four great professionals and long-time friends, that support the projects and the activities of World Friends for years: Enrico Pesce, musician, teaches Theory, Analysis, Composition and History of Music at Read more…

Service Center Via Nizza

In Turin, it is estimated that about 100,000 people live in absolute poverty. They are mostly adults without jobs, families subject to eviction, mothers and fathers alone with dependent children, precarious immigrants, lonely and low-income seniors, unemployed youths and children who are accusing economic and social problems in the domestic sphere. The Service Center in Read more…

TEN YEARS OF COOPERATION

On 5th September 2017, an event marking ten years of cooperation between Kenya and the Tuscany Region was hosted by World Friends at the Ruaraka Uhai Neema Training Center. Over 50 people in the healthcare sector from Nairobi, Kinangop and the Tuscany Region graced this event, themed: Working together to improve the quality of healthcare: Read more…

The Birth of a new maternity unit

Baba Dogo Health Center is a Public Healthcare provider located in Baba Dogo slums, Nairobi. Over the years, World Friends has partnered with this facility by engaging hospital staffs in different trainings. In 2016-2017, World Friends through the “Improving Maternal and Child Health in the slums of North East Nairobi” (MISMI) project funded by the Read more…

The RU Neema Hospital has achieved an important Acknowledgment

The RU Neema Hospital has achieved Level 4 (out of 5) in Quality Healthcare , thanks to the highest score recorded in Kenya among over 500 public and private health facilities SafeCare collaborates with. (Only Aga Khan University Hospital has scored 5) SafeCare has been established to support both public and private healthcare facilities to Read more…

Training to equip community health committees

World Friends through the projected funded by the Italian Development Cooperation and Familia Nawiri -represented by Sandoz (a Novartis Company), conducted seven days training to Community Health Committees from two Community Health Units;- BabaDogo slums and Mathare 4A. It was aimed at enhancing their basic knowledge and skills, eventually enabling them to work pro-actively in Read more…

Annual helath summit

World Friends Field Coordinator-Moses Emooh explains highlights of World Friends Kajiado projects to Kajiado County Governor His Excellency Dr David Nkedianye and other visitors during the county’s first annual Health Summit. The Governor and County Executive Committee member for Health Gladys Marima commended the work of development partners in health-were it not for health stakeholders, Read more…

Healthcare in the slums

On 26th November 2016, World Friends/ Ruaraka Uhai Neema hospital conducted the last medical camp of 2016. Held at Tiba School in Lucky Summer, 224 patients attended the camp, receiving diagnostic and curative services. 39 of these were children under age five mainly suffering from Upper respiratory tract infections. 44 patients were given referral letters Read more…