Latest news and blogs from Kenya

November 8, 2016
Photo: Last year, Mandy Eagle from Sydney journeyed across southern Kenya to meet three of her sponsored children face-to-face – including 16-year-old Seleyian (right), who she has sponsored since 2004
Mandy Eagle was in a small shopping centre in Melbourne in 2004 when she saw an interesting stall. Filled with photographs of children from across the world and ChildFund banners, she walked closer…
October 1, 2016

Photo: Twambo and her mother Evelyn

Twambo and her mother Evelyn from Zambia raise free range chickens. The family has on average of 20 hens plus chicks and roosters and they sell eggs at the local market $0.12 each. Once they have passed their productive age, the chickens are also sold. The family’s health has also improved, as the constant supply of eggs enhances their nutrition levels. 

February 20, 2015
ChildFund Kenya's art exhibition gives children the opportunity to show their surroundings in one of Africa's most populated cities
Ever wondered what life is like for children living in the slums of one of Africa’s most populated cities? These kids can show you.
November 28, 2014
Halima, a ChildFund Kenya-supported community health volunteer is helping people affected by HIV and AIDS in her community
ChildFund Kenya-trained community health volunteers, like Halima, are helping to close the gap on HIV prevention and treatment by providing better access to health services. This World AIDS Day read her inspiring story…
August 11, 2014
Dr Gladys Mwiti, pictured with ChildFund Australia CEO Nigel Spence during her recent visit to Sydney [photo credit: ChildFund Australia]
In Africa, there is so much focus on the physical needs of kids – education, health, HIV/AIDS – and yes, this is important. But who is addressing the psychological needs of children?