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Kenya is the biggest and most advanced economy in East and Central Africa with agricultural as an important sector employing 75% of the workforce.


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+27 11 886 1581 (SA)

Meet the Kenya Team

Issues affecting children and young people in Kenya

Like many other countries in Africa, Kenyan Children are faced with challenges which need to be addressed. These include:

  • Teenage pregnancy
  • Early marriage (UNICEF in Kenya 4% married by 15 years of ag and 23% by 18 – Child Marriage Around the World. Girls Not Brides)
  • Female genital mutilation
  • Alcohol and drugs abuse.
  • School violence and bullying
  • Radicalization
  • Juvenile delinquency
  • Modern misuse of technology such as internet and other social media platforms
  • Sex and sexuality
  • HIV and AIDS

Our Impact




Policy And Frameworks Supporting Children

  • The children’s act that was reviewed in 2011
  • National Plan of Action for children
  • National children Policy
  • National early Childhood development framework
  • Special Need Education Policy Format
  • Child protection Policy Framework

Repssi Work in Kenya

  • Provided technical support to Orphan Rural Development Programme (KORDP) in Busia and Kibera Community Self-Help Programme (KICOSHEP) to mainstream psychosocial support and care into early childhood development education centres, primary and secondary schools.
  • Worked with the County National AIDS and STIs Control Programme Coordinator in the Ministry of Health to target school going children and the community as a whole.
  • Participated in a 3-day Ministry of Health Task Force Meeting on psychosocial support to develop a PSS response to child sexual gender-based violence as part of the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for children facing the vice.
  • Partnering with the Maasai Mara University to deliver the certificate course on Community Base Work with Children and Youth CBWBY.


Kenya Team

REPSSI is at an advanced stage of registration in Kenya and the suggested Country Advisory Board members below:

Mr. Daniel Kinoti
Lady Justice Sarah Omolo
Deputy Chair
Ms. Divina James Kabalo
Ms. Pamela Kaberia
Ms. Nyambura Rugoiyo
See Bios of  Team