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.