Emergencies such as the COVID-19 pandemic compound existing inequalities, and women and girls often suffer the most. During this difficult time, CFK is committed to continuing its support of women and girls in Kibera. We are carrying out our mentorship program over the phone and through WhatsApp group messages, delivering sanitary napkins and food, and continuing to provideessential sexual and reproductive health services.
Learn more from our Impact Manager, Ann Kungu, about how we are continuing to empower girls during this difficult time.
After a 10-month hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, schools in Kenya re-opened for all students on January 4, 2021. CFK is working with teachers and students to ensure they have the tools and knowledge needed to return to school safely.
Despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, Frankline Mwenda and his nutrition team have successfully cured and discharged 45 previously malnourished children during the pandemic. Now, they're continuing to respond to increased needs and expanding their impact in Kibera.