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Children and AIDS: Florence is one of many children in the community of Pepo la Tumaini Jangwani in Isiolo that have lost their parents to AIDS. The spread of HIV in the area is exacerbated by tribal clashes, cultural practices, the proximity of army bases and the trucking routes

Communication for social change in Kenya

Educating Turkana Girls: Eight year old Nasuru Enok, in an over-crowded Standard 3 class at Loyo Primary School, Lodwar , Turkana District. Recurrent drought, nomadic lifestyles, over-crowded classrooms and cultural attitudes combine to keep many girls out of school.

Drought: “The men are worse than the hyenas” : Women and children are often left to fend for themselves during the recurrent droughts that regularly afflict communities in Kenya’s North eastern Province. This story reveals the struggles of women and children trying to survive a drought.


Children in conflict: The violence that swept across Kenya fin early 2008 following the election results had a devastating impact on thousands of children. Read more about their experience, expressed in their own words. Collected with colleagues Julie Mwabe and Juliet Otieno. Photo by George McBean

Advocacy: The Look Out for Leaders campaign obtained signed commitments for children from half the elected members of parliament as well as the President, Vice-President and Prime Minister. Child Alive engaged the country’s most revered religious leaders in a campaign for child survival. Malezi Bora helped to reinvigorate routine health services.

Natural Enemies: A fast-paced and unpredictable novel, Natural Enemies is rooted in solid research into elephant behaviour and communication, and personal experience working with an elephant research group in Kenya.

Much of the work on this site was originally produced for UNICEF