Community Health

Okana Community faces several health challenges. Being a rural community, health awareness is low and health facilities are far away and deficient. SRI focuses on awareness creation on health and preventive interventions. The health programs are on:

  •  Awareness creation, advocacy and public health campaigns 
  • Nutrition and lifestyle diseases
  • Maternal health
  • Physical education and sports
  • Adolescents health
  • Community dialogues and health resources 

World Contraception Day

As a way of empowering local youth from Okana community, SRI in partnership with Y-Act, had a privilege of joining the world in Celebrating World Contraception Day at St. Benedicts Nyang’oma School in Muhoroni Sub-County on 25th September 2020.  The celebration...

Gender Sector Working Group Meeting

Men and women are affected differently by political violence In the case of women – and although we recognise that women do not form a homogeneous group and that their experience may differ depending on various factors including their class, ethnicity and perceived or...

Workplan to Support Fight Against Teen Pregnancies

Plan International reports states that 25% of teenagers in Kisumu County reported to have had sex before the age of 15 years and 80% of teenage pregnancies occur in primary school. Moreover, 42% of teenage girls have been forced to drop out of school due to unintended...

Addressing Population Issues in Kisumu County

Through joint interventions with state and non - state actors, SRI was part of partners who held a Multisectorial Programme Coordination Meeting, working towards addressing population issues in Kisumu County.This meeting was convened by National Council for Population...

Youth Excel Kenya Data Summit

Six workshops and four rounds of data driven research later. The Kenyan ICON is soon marking the end of first research implementation program with a Data Summit.This will see ICON participants - PU_35 get to share their research findings and collaborate with other...

Vijana na Kilimo

In our quest to support agricultural value chain addition among the young farmers, SRI joined Brighter Mondays and GIZ in launching a youth program called "VIJANA NA KILIMO. This was launched at Kisumu National Polytechnic with clear focus to breaking the agricultural...

SRI Joins Partners to Celebrate IWD 2022

SRI Kenya joined other partners in Kisumu at the International women's day Celebration which was held Tuesday 8th March at Kisumu Social Hall. The Theme, "breaking the bias" within the land and property rights for women. This relevant to the strides SRI is making to...

SRI & FabLab launch SheBuilds

SRI joined Fablab winam hub in launching an up-skilling project dubbed She Builds aimed at empowering young women with technical skills. Crowning the launch were Dorothy Nyong'o - Kisumu First lady and Bovince Ochieng - Director for Trade and enterprise.

MeTA Kenya Alliance Review & Planning Meeting

SRI in the spirit of collaboration and partnerships is part of MeTA Kenya Alliance, that met today to a progress Reviewing and Planning meeting held at City Hotel, Milimani, Kisumu.The meeting focused on:- Progress updates from sub-county teams on activities...

Public Participation at Kobura Ward

In the move to support accountability, SRI joined members of Kobura ward in a public participation to review Kisumu County Fiscal Strategy Paper (CFSP) of financial year 2021/2022, plus the strategies captured for the financial year 2022/2023.

Impacting Comprehensive SRH Knowledge to the Adolescent Girls In Rural Schools of Nyando Sub-County, Kisumu County

High-quality menstrual hygiene management (MHM) still remains a challenge for low-income women and girls. Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) still faces a lot of difficulties due to a lack of realignment between diverse stakeholders and sector siloes on menstrual...
Community Dialogues and Health Resources

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Maternal & Reproductive Health

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Nutrition and Lifestyle

We encourage the community to embrace natural foods through our farm produce and advocacy programs.

We have engaged with the community by;

  • Mapping of community health needs
  • Community water testing done
  • Capacity enhancement for community health workers
  • Collaborations with County Government and other organizations
  • Community response to COVID 19.
  • Distribution of bicycles to community health workers
  • Advocacy and awareness programs
  • Survey on WASH conducted
  • Commemoration of UHC Day, World contraception Day, World Aids Day, 16 Days of Activism Against GBV
  • Conducting HIV/AIDS self-test kits for men