Youth Rap About Peace – Winners of the Nationwide Contest Announced

For Editors and Correspondents: Nairobi, November 5, 2020 – The three-week #16BarsforPeace hip hop campaign targeting Kenyan youth on  Facebook , Instagram  and  Twitter has announced its top three winners and released a peace anthem, Mbekse, on YouTube. The campaign was co-created and led by Kennedy Ombima aka King Kaka, a popular Kenyan rapper, entrepreneur, and philanthropist in partnership …

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United States Delivers 14 Ventilators to the Coast General Teaching and Referral Hospital in Mombasa to Support Kenya’s Response to COVID-19

United States Delivers 14 Ventilators to the Coast General Teaching and Referral Hospital in Mombasa to Support Kenya’s Response to COVID-19 Mombasa, Kenya, November 1, 2020 – Today, the United States Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is donating 14 new, modern ventilators to Mombasa, Kenya, to assist its fight against COVID-19. …

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United States Announces New Kenyan Pension Consortium to Mobilize Investment in Large Scale Infrastructure Projects

  NAIROBI, Kenya, October 21, 2020 – Today, U.S. Ambassador Kyle McCarter, together with representatives from the World Bank and American advisory firm MiDA Advisors, launched the Kenya Pension Fund Investment Consortium (KEPFIC).  KEPFIC will enable pension schemes to jointly make sustainable long-term infrastructure and alternative asset investments in the region. The consortium, supported by …

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School Milk Program Makes Comeback

Establishing a sustainable school milk program requires dialogue and negotiations between dairy processors, suppliers, service providers and development partners. This year, the USAID Kenya Agriculture Value Chains project is working with KDB and several county governments to help revive it in public schools as part of efforts to increase the student’s milk consumption.

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