To ensure access for children aged 0-14 to curative, preventative health and nutrition services through an integrated package of preventive and referral services by June 2016.
Kerwa CFP implemented activities aimed at improving the overall survival, health and nutrition of children and their families by giving adequate attention to care and development of children. It did so by implementing programs that promoted prevention of infant illness, facilitating training programs in child health, maternal survival, health and nutrition programs. The project also promoted establishment of child friendly ECCD centres/ pre-schools by supporting them with child friendly materials.
Our Program Components
In child health, maternal survival, health and nutrition programs; infection control, newborn care, prevention and treatment of maternal disabilities.
To educate and create awareness, personnel training, research and monitoring and evaluation
Overall Survival, Health & Nutrition
For children, families and communities, such as: health infrastructure development, promotion of good family health care practices, preventing or reducing infant illness.
Our Project Outputs
- ECD Caregivers trained on child health and Nutrition.
- ECD Centres supported with Child friendly play materials
- ECD School Management Committee trained on School Governance
- Monitoring visit conducted to ECD centers
- ECD Classroom renovated
- Water tanks procured and installed in ECD centers
Health & Nutrition
- Health outreaches supported
- Community Unit Support
- Children supported with supplementary feeding
Our target group is children aged 0-14yrs.
This is a little village in Kiambu area.
- 1,314[Male - 568 Female - 746] children supported with Unimix in Gatune, Nachu, Kanyiha, Gicharani, Rinderi, Wambaa, Nderi, Nguriunditu, Kerwa, Nduma, Kandutura and Kanyanjara primary schools and this have sustained early enrollment, retention and hence smooth transition to the next grade.
- 1,314 [Male - 568 Female - 746] children growth monitored by trained CHW strengthening the level one strategy in the community and improved infant health.
- 10 ECD Centers benefited from 180 appropriate plastic chairs and 45 tables this will ease and provide comfort to children during learning.
- 200 (Male - 100, Female - 100) Children were supported with blankets as part of comfort enhancement.
- 86 Children from Kandutura ECD were presented with assorted playing materials by Human Resource Director – ChildFund as part of support to children stimulation.
- 15 ECD Centres with 975 (Male - 400, Female - 575) enrolled Children benefited from assorted playing materials appropriate for stimulation and hence enhance learning.
- 4 Plastic water tanks of 5,000 liters procured and distributed to Nduma, Riunderi, and Gatune & Wambaa ECD Centers.
- 100 bags of Unimix procured and distributed to 19 ECD Centres
- 50 [Male - 1 Female - 49] ECD Caregivers were trained on Health, Nutrition, First Aid and Material development
- 2,905 (Male 1,452 Female 1,453) Malezi Bora Exercise, 115 Pregnant mothers
- 161 (Male 79 Female 82 ) Children participated in fun days