Health, wellbeing and development for the whole community – Kenya

Charity:
ACE Africa

Ace Africa works in rural East Africa helping children and their communities to lead healthier, happier and self-sufficient lives through improved food and economic security, health, wellbeing and rights awareness.

Country

Kenya

Start Year:

2018

Run Time:

1 year

Participant Age:

All

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What is Co-Funding?

Co-funding with the ALMT allows individuals, other Trusts and Foundations, and Companies to contribute funds directly to individual, vetted and approved, project partnerships. With fifteen years of experience awarding grants and working in partnership with children’s organisations around the world, the ALMT is best placed to support you in your philanthropy.

Increasing the nutritional capacity and economic security of children, their households, and local community through the establishment of 10 Ace Africa Child-to Child Clubs in rural Kisumu, Kenya. The county has 655 primary schools with a student population of 236,334.

 

This Ace Africa Programme builds on the internationally regarded Child to Child Programme to educate children on the importance of nutrition and the development of school gardens. With the support of the ALMT, Ace Africa will expand its food and nutrition programme within 10 child-to-child (CtC) Clubs within Kisumu County.

 

This programme comprises of three elements: Food production, Health promotion including child protection and Literacy development through peer mentoring Schools with a high percentage of orphans and vulnerable children are identified through the local community and Ministry of education district officers. The school gardens not only provide hands on education, but an excellent source of nutrition skills transference to households, social entrepreneurialism and savings.

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