On average, two women die every day and six children under five years die every month due to complications related to pregnancy, child birth and poor child care practices. High stunting rates (36.8%) in Kakamega, low rate in use of health facility for child birth (26%), low rate of visits for a minimum of 4 ANC attendances (30%) contributes to poor health indicators. AFK has been supplying delivery kits to the less privileged in the community through local midwife.

The goal of this project is to contribute to improved community health and sustainable livelihoods through community health units and creative farming systems in the sub-county.

We are working with the Sub-county health promotion officer to advocate for adequate resources to high impact programs and activities related to disease prevention, health benefits of skilled mother and child health services and nutrition for the entire family.

To enhance community health services and sustainable livelihoods amongst 3000 households in Likuyani sub-county through community health units by the end of the year 2016.

  • Stakeholders forum; this forum will bring together stakeholders to build consensus on the project and seek support in the implementation process
  • Training of the community resource persons
  • Key actors' workshops; bring together the key actors within the sub-county to deliberate on the process of implantation, share experiences and chart way forward
  • Establishment of seed banks (10 of them)
  • Establishment of the dairy goat multiplication centers (2 of them)
  • Conducting of outreaches and field days
  • Monitoring and evaluation