Where we help

  • (updated 26.11.2013)

    Fight against AIDS and Tuberculosis in the slums of Nairobi

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  • (updated 06.08.2013)

    Better prepared for the next drought

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  • In northeast Kenya, mothers learn how to prevent malnutrition, even in times of food scarcity.
    (updated 18.11.2011)

    Food and medical aid for 73.000 people

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Facts & Figures

General information:
Capital: Nairobi
Area Size: 582,650 km² - slightly larger than France
Population: 40.9 million

Standard of living:
Average life expectancy: 54.2 years
Infant mortality: 55.7 per 1,000 live births
Child mortality (children under 5 years): 85.9 per 1,000 live births
Maternal mortality: 560 per 100,000 live births
People living on less than 1.25 US$ per day: 19.72%

Fertility (women ages 15-19): 102.9 births per 1,000 women
Measles immunization coverage among 1-year-olds: 90%
Estimated mortality of TB cases: 19 per 100,000 population
Total prevalence of HIV: 8%

(Source: www.alertnet.org)

Malteser International has been working in Kenya since 2001.

The database on this website presents an exemplary range of the projects realised in Kenia.