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E.g., 01/19/2020
Tabitha Mwikali, 36, a domestic worker hanging clothes for her employer in Eastleigh, Nairobi, Kenya. 2016
Nairobi, Kenya 5th December 2019 – Oxfam in Kenya today will launch a household care survey report on the gendered patterns of unpaid care and domestic work in five urban informal settlements of Nairobi, Kenya. Oxfam in Kenya through its Women’s Rights Programme commissioned a Household Care Survey...
Residents walk under trees in Turkana, a remote region in western Kenya undergoing major oil exploration and extraction (Kieran Doherty / Oxfam Great Britain).
Nairobi, Kenya 25th September - Oxfam in Kenya has launched the Kenya Case Study on Petroleum Cost Auditing. The case study is part of an Oxfam report - 'Examining The Crude Details: Government Audits of Oil and Gas Project Costs to Maximize Revenues'. The report comes at a time when Kenya is...
Photo Credit Kieran Doherty / Oxfam
Extractive resources, when well-managed, have the potential to trigger broad based socio-economic transformation as they often result in windfall revenues and other economic benefits such as jobs and support for industrialisation. When these resources are poorly managed, they often result in socio-...
Unconditional emergency cash transfer in progress. Photo Credit: Joyce Kabue
Drought stricken arid lands, which are ranked among the poorest counties in Kenya, are currently experiencing delayed rains leaving local communities to grapple with low access to water for household and animal use, lack of food and grazing land for their livestock and at risk of contagious...
Elizabeth Wayua,31, a domestic worker feeds the baby of her employer in Pipeline, Embakasi, Nairobi, Kenya. 2016. Photo Credit/Allan Gichigi
Food insecurity in the urban areas is becoming serious and requires urgent intervention before it becomes disastrous. Urban areas, especially the slums have high populations. In Nairobi alone, over 60% of the city’s population (5% of Kenya’s total population) lives in the slums - About...
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