With over 1 million children eager to attend school in Kenya, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) today announced a donation of $2.5 million to urgently support the Kenyan Government's pledge to provide free and compulsory primary education.
United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan today welcomed news of the peaceful elections in Kenya and congratulated new President Mwai Kibaki and the National Rainbow Coalition (NARC) for their victory.
Oscar-winning actress and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Goodwill Ambassador Angelina Jolie is using her celebrity to draw attention to the plight of those living in camps in Kenya.
Nearly 220,000 refugees living in Kenya face malnutrition and a wider humanitarian crisis unless urgent contributions are received to bolster the programme that feeds them, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) warned today.
A group of 42 leading humanitarian and development organizations working in Kenya has urged governments and donors to support the $89 million appeal launched in February by the Kenyan Government and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP).