Religious discrimination, political manipulation, tribal injustices, the fallout from violent election campaigns, and many other factors have led to deep divisions and tensions that bubble under the surface in Kenya. The exploitation of these issues leaves youth vulnerable to manipulation and possible radicalisation. At the Kenyan Coast, this radicalisation of young people is affecting every
Climate change and extreme weather events are having a huge impact on Kenyans. Flooding and long periods of drought are now regular events, and weather patterns are increasingly unpredictable. It is the most vulnerable communities who are feeling the worst effects of these events, and they need to make significant changes in order to build
Following the devastating violence around the 2007/2008 general election, S.A.F.E. utilised their trusted position in communities to create an open and honest dialogue about tribalism and the way that it was being manipulated and exploited by political candidates and leaders during elections. S.A.F.E. used their popular strategic communication tool, high-quality mobile street theatre to open
Diarrhoeal diseases are the leading cause of deaths for postneonatal under 5’s. S.A.F.E.’s WASH project, carried out in partnership with Procter & Gamble, not only delivers clean water to the some of the most hard to reach communities on the south coast of Kenya, but is inspiring behaviour change in all aspects of WASH.
S.A.F.E.’s Female Genital Cutting (FGC) programme, like all S.A.F.E. programmes, is a community led and designed intervention created by S.A.F.E.’s all Maasai team, SAFE Maa. After designing a successful five-year HIV intervention which used traditional Maasai song and story to educate about the virus, the female Project Manager, Sarah Tenoi, requested that the same methodology
S.A.F.E. recognises that one of the key challenges to addressing the spread of sexually transmitted diseases and other SRHR issues in Kenya is overcoming the social and cultural barriers which prevent access to key services. S.A.F.E. therefore use a popular, strategic communication tool – mobile, high-quality performance – to give out education and tackle cultural