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Animation: CHW combating Cholera at the community level
Description: "Mary" is a Community Health Worker. She serves as the linkage between Maridadi community and the health facility. Here is how she is combating Cholera in her community. #StopCholerainKE
  15 Sep 2017   3m42s 1 15 0
Smallholder Farmers Make Changes for Success at Market-SHEP Approach Spreading to the Whole Africa
Description: A technical cooperation project between JICA and Kenya has crafted a unique approach: the Smallholder Horticulture Empowerment Promotion (SHEP). This approach addresses the motivation of farmers, and ensures their success in farming as a business. JICA is now promoting the SHEP Approach all over Africa.
  08 Sep 2017   8m5s 2 135 0
Violences sexuelles au Kenya [Médecins Sans Frontières]
Description: 6 pays, 90 projets, 11 000 victimes de violences sexuelles, à 90% de sexe féminin, en majorité âgées de moins de 18 ans. Ces données de 2015 illustrent un problème majeur auxquels sont confrontées les équipes MSF, mais elles ne disent rien du traumatisme et des milliers de vies brisées par ces agressions. Que peuvent faire les équipes MSF pour leur venir en aide, et les protéger si besoin ? Dans la clinique de Mathare, au Kenya, les portes sont ouvertes 24h/24 et 7 jours sur 7. Située au milieu de bidonvilles de la capitale, Nairobi, c’est le plus gros projet de MSF dédié aux victimes de violences sexuelles. Pour en savoir plus, rendez-vous sur le site de l'une des sections MSF francophones : • MSF Belgique : http://www.msf.be • MSF France : http://www.msf.fr • MSF Luxembourg : http://www.msf.lu • MSF Suisse : http://www.msf.ch
  24 Aug 2017   3m20s 11 531 0
Innovations in cash assistance help drought-stricken Kenya
Description: Half of Kenya is affected by severe drought and the government has declared a national drought emergency. The pastoralist Turkana have been particularly hard hit and it is women who often bear the burden of collecting water. With EU humanitarian funding, OXFAM has introduced an innovative way of ensuring access to water for drought-stricken communities. The E-wallet - an electronic card loaded with cash - provides beneficiaries relief when natural water sources have dried up and there’s no cash to buy water. The system has been rolled in Kenya’s Turkana county. Video by OXFAM
  24 Jul 2017   2m55s 2 15 0
Dadaab: CARE and refugees work together to provide water
Description: Dadaab in Kenya is the world’s largest refugee camp. Gedion Kerimi, CARE Sanitation Officer, explains how CARE (with funding from the European Commission humanitarian aid department ECHO) has been improving water, hygiene and sanitation facilities for over 130,000 refugees living in Dadaab. Jundani Sharman, a refugee from Somalia, describes his work as a water tank attendant. And Isha Godana, a mother, describes how water is a crucial part of daily life in the camp, where she has been living since she was a child. (Video by CARE/Sven Torfinn)
  14 Jul 2017   2m47s 0 46 0
Cash assistance for vulnerable families hit by drought in Kenya
Description: Over 3 million people in Kenya face starvation after three consecutive failed rains left almost half of the country’s counties in need of food assistance. Most of the affected populations live in pastoralist lands where livestock is the main source of livelihood. Since the beginning of the year, many families have lost all or almost all of their livestock. In February 2017, the Kenyan government declared the drought a "national disaster" and appealed for international help to deal with the crisis. In an emergency response to the crisis, the European Commission allocated €29 million in funding to humanitarian partners, providing cash assistance for food and providing critical nutrition supplies for infants and lactating women. With part of this funding, the Kenya Red Cross rolled out a cash transfer programme to the most vulnerable people in the arid north, giving out €30 per month to needy families. In recent years, the European Commission in Kenya, while strengthening coordination between humanitarian and development departments, has supported partners to help communities and authorities prepare for and respond to disasters Video by EU
  06 Jul 2017   2m54s 4 77 0
Women And Girls Forced To Engage In Sex To Survive Near-Famine
Description: Drought in northern Kenya have left some 2.6 million people in northern Kenya struggling to find enough to eat. Women and girls in Turkana County, northern Kenya, are being exploited in exchange for money to buy food. The IRC is seeing an increase in gender-based violence, early and forced marriage, and women and girls engaging in transactional sex as a direct consequence of food insecurity caused by drought in the region. The International Rescue Committee helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover and gain control of their future. DONATE NOW: http://bit.ly/2tQomUe LEARN MORE: https://www.rescue.org/ https://twitter.com/theirc https://www.facebook.com/InternationalRescueCommittee https://www.instagram.com/theirc/
  05 Jul 2017   2m23s 4 2632 0
How To Help People Impacted By Drought In Northern Kenya
Description: Northern Kenya is experiencing drought and significantly below average rain falls. 2.6 million people are food insecure, and the area has seen a 5-fold increase in food prices, conflict around watering points, loss of livestock and an increase in malnutrition and infectious diseases. UNICEF has recently conducted a mass screening in Turkana, showing that 55% of children screened were acutely malnourished. The IRC’s mobile health teams are reaching remote populations of northern Kenya and treating cases of malnutrition. IRC mobile health team staff are out in the bush for a week at a time, serving the local communities and sleeping outside due to the extreme temperatures. DONATE NOW: http://bit.ly/2syCmQN The International Rescue Committee helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover and gain control of their future. LEARN MORE https://www.rescue.org/ https://twitter.com/theirc https://www.facebook.com/InternationalRescueCommittee https://www.instagram.com/theirc/
  23 Jun 2017   2m28s 4 253 0
VR 360° Film: Evelyn's Story | Oxfam
Description: "Evelyn's Story" is an inspirational Virtual Reality (VR) film, which will transport you to the middle of a remote village in Kenya. Here you'll meet Evelyn, an 11-year-old girl from Turkana county. Evelyn and her community were facing an extreme water crisis, only getting access to clean water for about two hours every eight days, if at all. Often they'd have no choice but to use whatever water they could find, causing serious waterborne diseases like diarrhoea and cholera. Follow Evelyn in her search for water and experience the incredible impact we can make together to the lives of people living in poverty. Donate here: https://www.oxfam.org.au/virtualreality For optimum viewing, watch on your Samsung smartphone with the Samsung Gear VR headset. Alternatively you can watch with a Google Cardboard headset. Evelyn's Story was made by Oxfam, with support from Filmgraphics, a multi award-winning film production company, and Alt.vfx, a world-leading visual effects and post production company. Original music and sound design was produced by We Love Jam Studios.
  20 Jun 2017   8m54s 15 2688 0
Kenya Red Cross Drought Response Video - Dr Abbas Gullet
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  09 May 2017   3m10s 1 55 0
Pamela Reeves with Kakenya Ntaiya ─ Education, Opportunity and Prosperity
Description: Watson Institute Senior Fellow Pamela Reeves hosts a discussion with Kakenya Ntaiya, founder of the Kakenya Center for Excellence in Kenya. Engaged at the age of 5, Kakenya was to participate in a female circumcision ceremony as a young teenager and then be married. But she had a different plan. First, she negotiated with her father and willingly agree to be circumcised -- only if he would allow her to finish high school. She continued her education at Randolph-Macon Women's College in Virginia, and went on to get a PhD from Pittsburgh. She fulfilled her promise to bring her skills and her dreams back to her village, and has built a transformative school and holistic educational program for rural Kenyan girls, all of whom avoid female genital mutilation and child marriage as they get a world class education. View Kakenya Ntaiya's TED talk here: https://www.ted.com/talks/kakenya_ntaiya_a_girl_who_demanded_school.
  05 Apr 2017   54m3s 4 98 0