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Farhiya Ali
Farhiya Ali, nominated Senator from Wajir County, is the first born of seven children and a mother of three girls. At the time of her nomination, she was the Director of Operations for Oxfam in Kenya, a position she had held for over five years. Farhiya worked with Oxfam for 22 years serving in...
Duda Ousman, Wajir emergency drought response beneficiary. Photo Credit: Joy Obuya
Oxfam in Kenya through financial support from European Union humanitarian aid, Disaster Emergency Committee, UNICEF and Oxfam Hong Kong is giving cash assistance of KES 2,700 (€ 22 ) per month for seven months to 3001 households in Wajir County. 169,385 people are also accessing clean safe water...
Photo credit: Joyce Kabue
Prior to the elections, Oxfam Kenya in partnership with Youth Agenda and FIDA engaged in several activities under the ‘VoteADada campaign’ in a bid to equip the aspirants and their campaign managers to campaign effectively. We also wanted to influence the electorate to vote more women into...
Oxfam in Kenya in partnership with Youth Agenda and FIDA Kenya through financial support from European Union have for the last two years been working closely with women aspirants, opinion leaders, media and the public with an aim of increasing participation and representation of women in politics...
Photo Credit: Ojwok Photography
Shifting the Power project envisions supporting local actors to take up their place alongside international actors to create a more balanced humanitarian system that is more responsive and accountable to disaster affected communities.
As we mark the World Humanitarian Day 2017, we call on governments and world leaders to prioritize and invest in the protection of women, girls, boys, men and aid workers caught in disasters.
Lina Atieno, small scale trader, Kibera. Photo Credit: Joyce Kabue
Urban Early Warning Early Action (UEWEA) intervention is supporting the Nairobi County government and other stakeholders to set up indicator systems as long term measures that will enable the County Government of Nairobi to detect early warnings of emergencies in urban centres and therefore act...
Drought Striken Marsabit County. Photo Credit; Blandina Bobson
Through EU humanitarian support , Oxfam in Kenya and Concern worldwide have supported 1600 households in Marsabit County with the much-needed cash assistance to buy medicines and food for their livestock
Roda Lokaale, 32, Turkana. Photo Credit: Joy Obuya
"I am an orphan.” “My father was poisoned by his third wife and died.” “My mother walked to the forest in search of water and pasture and never came back. “ “My husband married another woman. He threw us out.” “We used to live in the remote Songot village, life got so difficult we resulted to...
Doreen Muthoni, 38, a small scale trader with her daughter in Mukuru, an informal settlement in Nairobi, Kenya. Photo Credit: Katie Nelson
Oxfam and partners through financial support from the European Union are enabling women to feel empowered to exert their rights and use their collective voice by informing women of their rights and help create women trader’s and domestic workers empowerment groups.

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