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40 Facts and Figures about ActionAid in Kenya

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Advancing Women Leadership and Entrepreneurship

  ActionAid’s Initiated and supported Women Movements such as Sauti ya Wanawake in Coast and Pambazuko la Wanawake in Western Region.They have been in the forefront in fighting Violence Against Women and Girls , Female  Genital Mutilation early marriages, and land and property rights violations against women.

Ensuring Sustainable Livelihoods and Resilience Building

In a landmark case, ActionAid and the Dakatcha community in Malindi forced a multi-national biofuel company to reduce its leasehold from 50,000 to 5,000 hectares ensuring that their lives are uninterrupted.

Influencing Policy and Governance at All Levels

ActionAid led Basic Rights Basic Needs campaign culminated to Bill of Rights which is now entrenched in the Constitution of Kenya.

Increasing Access to Education Across Kenya

Elimu Yetu coalition hosted by ActionAid was instrumental in lobbying for Free Primary education Policy in Kenya.