Kenya

Demographic Data

  • Total Population: 44.86 million
  • Population under 15: 42%
  • Life Expectancy at Birth: 62 years
  • Human Development Index: 145 out of 188
  • World Bank Status: Lower Middle Income
  • HIV/AIDS Prevalence (age 15-49): 5.3%
  • Mean Household Composition: 3.9 members
  • Female-Headed Households: 32%
  • Early Marriage (% of girls married by 15 years): 29%

Sources: World Bank, UNICEF, UNDP HDR 2015, DHS 2014

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The Association of Charitable Children Institutions of Kenya (ACCIK) in collaboration with the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection, Juvenile Justice Agencies, Moi University, Eldoret National Polytechnic9 Apr 2019
Location: 
Nairobi, Kenya

The Association of Charitable Children Institutions of Kenya (ACCIK) in collaboration with the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection, Juvenile Justice Agencies, Moi University, Eldoret National Polytechnic and other stakeholders is organizing a Child Care and Protection Symposium.

Agape Children's Ministry29 Jan 2019
Location: 
Kisumu, Kenya

Agape Children's Ministry is hosting a 5-day workshop on family reintegration in Kisumu, Kenya.

The Conversation - BBC27 Jan 2019

This episode of the Conversation podcast from the BBC features interviews and discussion with two women who grew up in institutions as young children, one in the UK and the other in Kenya. 

Stephen Ucembe - Daily Nation28 Nov 2018

"Have you ever wondered what it feels like to grow without the love and care of a family? Away from the normal community, and what it feels like to grow up in a children’s home or an orphanage?" asks Stephen Ucembe in this piece for the Daily Nation. 

Naomi Larsson - The Guardian20 Nov 2018

This article from the Guardian shines a light on the poor conditions found in many children's home for children with disabilities in Kenya.

19 Nov 2018

This film tells the untold stories of orphanages, a system that's harming the very children we believe it protects, and how you can choose to be part of the solution.

Harriet Grant - The Guardian19 Nov 2018

In this article from the Guardian, the author speaks with Michelle Oliel of Stahili Foundation and other advocates in Kenya working to combat the exploitation of children, particularly through the use of orphanages as “tourist attractions.”

The Alliance & INEE15 Oct 2018
Location: 
نيروبي، كينيا

يعلن تحالف حماية الطفل في العمل الإنساني مع الشبكة الدولية للتعليم في حالات الطوارئ (Alliance) عن اجتماع طاولة مستديرة  مشترك في نيروبي, كينيا بتاريخ 15-16 تشرين الأول 2018  تحت عنوان "البرامج المتكاملة بين حماية الطفل و التعليم في الحالات الإنسانية".  وسيعقبه الاجتماع السنوي للتحالف، والاجتماع الذي يعقد كل عامين لـ (INEE) .في الفترة من 17 - 19 تشرين الأول

La Alianza para la Protección de la Niñez y Adolescencia en la Acción Humanitaria (la Alianza) y la Red Internacional para la Educación en Situaciones de Emergencia (INEE)15 Oct 2018
Location: 
Nairobi, Kenya

La Alianza para la Protección de la Niñez y Adolescencia en la Acción Humanitaria (la Alianza) y la Red Internacional para la Educación en Situaciones de Emergencia (INEE) organizaran una mesa redonda conjunta en Nairobi, Kenya, los días del 15 y 16 de octubre de 2018, titulado: 'Programación integrada para protección infantil y educación en contextos humanitarios'. la mesa redonda será seguida por la reunión anual de la Alianza y la reunión bianual de la INEE, del 17 al 19 de octubre de 2018.

L'Alliance pour la protection de l'enfance dans l'action humanitaire (l'Alliance) et le Réseau International pour l'éducation en situations d'urgence (INEE)15 Oct 2018
Location: 
Nairobi, Kenya

L'Alliance pour la protection de l'enfance dans l'action humanitaire (l'Alliance) et le Réseau International pour l'éducation en situations d'urgence (INEE) annoncent une table ronde commune, intitulée «la programmation intégrée de la protection et de l'éducation des enfants dans les contextes humanitaires », qui se tiendra à Nairobi, au Kenya, les 15 et 16 octobre 2018. Cette table ronde sera suivie par la réunion annuelle de l’Alliance et la réunion biannuelle de INEE du 17 au 19 Octobre.

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