• VOICES from the Field:The Story if Kuria

    An informed society is a reformed society, so the saying goes. In Kuria East, it’s all smiles. The wails ate fading away. Cries of mothers whose children don’t get to see the Kuria sunset are minimal. The fight continues, till all the tears are gone. A fight to eliminate malaria related deaths and reduce child […]

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  • Transforming Society: A story of Kuria

    Transform society starts by transforming oneself. As Mahatma Gandhi said, you must be the change you wish to see in the world. It always started with one individual, one institution, one single unit to transform a whole society. In Kuria East and West and organizations paradigm shift is reforming lives and creating a smiley society. […]

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  • There is No Reason Why Children Should Die

    “It is unacceptable that in Kenya, 15 mothers and 296 children below 5 years of age die every day largely from preventable causes” – A Strategic Framework for Engagement of the First Lady in HIV Control and Promotion of Maternal, Newborn and Child Health in Kenya 2013-2017 Few months back in June the world celebrated […]

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  • The Year Past

    Success is a condiment of hard work and determination, never given on a silver platter. The year 2014 came with a myriad of success albeit challenges. “Over 60% of CUs in Kuria have started Income generating activities Kuria, Migori County” says, KeNAAM CEO, Edward Mwangi. Whilst addressing the scourge of malaria in the county, KeNAAM […]

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  • The Game Revolution

    The best way to eat an elephant on your path is to cut him little by little- African proverb    As children, we played many games, many of which even as adults their memories may not have faded away. Whilst we may not play some off this games today, a reflective look at this games and […]

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  • The Burden of Malaria

    It is American president John F. Kennedy who once asked; If not us who? If not now, when? Today, maybe we should pose the same question as we address the issues of health and poverty. This is not to say poverty is a direct attribute of health, yet we cannot overlook the fact that health […]

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  • KeNAAM TAKES MALARIA FIGHT TO COMMUNITIES DOORSTEP

    At 75, Mwita Gisunte, a resident of Nyamagagana village, Kuria County, has seen many things but never in his wildest dream had he dared to imagine receiving health care in his humble mud hut. Today though, it is the dawn of a new era for the widower, who for years trekked over four kilometers in […]

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  • KeNAAM TAKES MALARIA FIGHT TO COMMUNITIES DOORSTEP

    With over 28 million Kenyans being at risk of Malaria, the Kenyan NGO Alliance Against Malaria has taken the fight to the communities door step. The Kenya NGO Alliance Against Malaria (KeNAAM) has trickled down national malaria interventions to the village level, through the successful implementation of the Global Fund Malaria Round 1, which it […]

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  • MALARIA, MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH PAIRED UP

    Tackling malaria in Kenya has had noteworthy successes but the country must “not take the foot off the gas”, with the mosquito still defiant to multiple interventions, cautions the Kenya NGO’s Alliance Against Malaria. While malaria robs Kenya of some 16,000 children every year, maternal and infant mortalities and morbidities caused by other childhood diseases […]

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  • Saving the African Child

    Jane Nyaboke is 24, is expectant. Her eyes glitter with joy as she shares about her pregnancy. She though turns into a somber mood as she remembers her first pregnancy. She was four months pregnant when she had developed complications. With minimal knowledge on antenatal care, she never sought medical help, except for a few […]

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