We work in four regions in Kenya with particularly high rates of violence and poverty:
The coastal counties: Mombasa, Kilifi and Kwale are among the most unequal and poorest areas in Kenya with high rates of domestic and sexualized violence and a youth unemployment rate of 49%.
Western Kenya: (Kisumu, Homa Bay, Migori, Busia, Bungoma) Western Kenya has the highest incidents of political and ethnic violence and a poverty rate of 45%.
Nairobi’s informal settlements (slums), are affected by pronounced incidents of sexual, criminal & political violence and high unemployment.
Northern Kenya: Samburu, Baringo, Turkana are affected by natural, resource-based conflicts, cattle rustling and human-wildlife conflict. Inter-community conflicts, including conflicts between host and refugee communities.