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Kenya

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Kenya
World Vision in Africa: Kenya

A land of varied landscapes and wildlife, Kenya lies along the equator in East Africa. It’s home to Africa’s second highest peak, Mount Kenya. A former British colony, both English and Swahili are widely spoken.

See the communities World Vision works with in Kenya:

1. Soin Go to Communtiy page 2. Mashuru Go to Communtiy page 3. Taveta 4. Mwatate Go to Communtiy page
 
5. Tunyo Go to Communtiy page 6. Garba
Tulla
 Go to Communtiy page
   
Kenya National Map

FAST FACTS COMPARISON

Country Mortality Rate
Under Age 5
Mortality Rate
Life Expectancy
Life
Expectancy
Safe Water
Access to
Safe Water
Average Income
Average
Income
Schoool Enrollment
School
Enrollment
Literacy
Literacy
Rate
Land Mass
Land
Mass
Population
Population
 
Canada 6/1000 81 Years 100% $76,600 99% 99% 9,984,670 34,300,083
 
Kenya 73/1000 63 Years 59% $780 83% 87% 224,080 40,153,000


Country Challenges Geography & People
  • 53% of rural and 49% of urban populations are categorized as poor
  • Kenya provides shelter to almost 250,000 refugees
  • There are an estimated 1.9 million orphans due to HIV/AIDS in Kenya
  • In 2010, over 1 million people in Kenya still needed food aid

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