Monday 23 Oct 2017

News and Updates

Young Health Programme Non-Communicable Diseases Prevention Kibera

Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as heart disease, strokes, cancers, diabetes and respiratory diseases account for 27% of deaths, many premature, in Kenya. In addition to their detrimental health consequences, NCDs reduce productivity, curtail economic growth and trap the poorest people in poverty.

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Global Fund TB Project -Samburu, Marsabit & Kilifi Counties

The goal of this project is to accelerate reduction of TB Leprosy and Lung disease burden through provision of people-centred universally accessible, acceptable and affordable quality services in Kenya.
Coverage - 27 Counties with TSR< 88%
               - 16 counties with CNR < 175/100,000
    TOTAL  - 33 Counties

Read more: Global Fund TB Project -Samburu, Marsabit & Kilifi Counties

NILINDE Project - Mombasa County

AMURT is a consortium partner in Coast in the Nilinde five year initiative aimed at improving the welfare and protection of Orphans and Vulnerable children especially within the most vulnerable Households affected by HIV and AIDS. Nilinde is focussed on strengthening household and community capacity by increasing resilience and ability of parents and caregivers to make investments that will improve the health and well-being of OVC.

Read more: NILINDE Project - Mombasa County

Wasichana Wote Wasome (WWW)-DFID Project 2014 Annual Report

Wasichana Wote Wasome - WWW (Let All Girls Learn) is a project funded by DfID (UK) aiming to improve school enrolment, retention, and attendance and learning outcomes for 124,000 marginalized girls in Kenya. The project will work in 500 primary schools and the communities they serve in two contexts: Arid Lands (ASALs) and urban slums; across 8 counties Kilifi, Kwale, Marsabit, Samburu, Tana River, Turkana (ASAL) Mombasa, Nairobi (Urban Slum)

Following the introduction of free primary education in Kenya in 2003, millions of girls enrolled in school for the first time, and enrolment rates soared but this left 300, 000 marginalized girls out of school (M.o.E 2012)

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EU Jamii Bora Samburu MNCH Project 2014 Annual Report

Samburu 'Jamii Bora' MNCH Project is a European Union- Funded initiative in Kenya. The three-year Project commenced in January 2013 and is implemented by a consortium, of 4 local Non state Actors (NSA's) led by Ananda Marga Universal Relief Team (AMURT) Kenya, Grassroots Alliance for Community Education in Africa (G.R.A.C.E), the National Organization of Peer Educators (NOPE) and Matibabu Foundation Kenya (MFK).

The project's goal is to contribute to the reduction of maternal mortality by two thirds and child mortality by three quarters in Samburu County (Samburu East, Samburu North and Samburu Central Sub Counties) by the end of 2015. The project target groups include Men and Women of reproductive age, Newborns, Children under five years of age and the youth to realize its Goal and Objectives.

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ICOP Nyanza 2014 Annual Report

The overall goal of AMURT ' INUKA Community Based OVC project (ICOP)' is to expand service coverage and improve the overall wellbeing of 11,000 Orphans and Vulnerable Children and their households in Bondo and Rarieda Sub-counties of Siaya County.


In the last two quarters; the project worked on activities within four broad-based intermediate result areas (IRA) reaching 5195 OVC with prioritized services in six administrative locations while recruiting 5805 OVC in 5 additional locations. This was done through the support of 22 LCHV’s and 200 CHV’s.

 

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APHIAPlus Western 2014 Annual Report

The project works towards providing care and support to Orphans and Vulnerable Children while addressing social determinants of health focusing on existing community structures and household approaches. Service delivery is carried out by community health workers aligned to the MOPH roll out of GOK community strategy.


AMURT under APHIAplus Western serves a total of 556 Male and 544 females summing upto 1100 OVC.
We have a total of 898 caregivers taking of the OVC.

 

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APHIA Plus KAMILI 2014 ANNUAL REPORT

Ananda Marga Universal Relief Team (AMURT) is a local implementing partner for APHIA plus Kamili project covering Thika west and East, Gatundu south, Kikuyu and Kiambu west and East Districts of the larger Kiambu County.

 

The project works towards providing care and support to Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) while addressing social determinants of health focusing on existing community structures and household approaches. Service delivery is carried out by community health volunteers.

Through a one year subcontract with APHIA plus Kamili, AMURT is obligated to carry out service delivery to 6000 OVC.

 

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