From Struggle to Triumph: A Mother’s Recovery from Drug-Resistant TB

Introduction In an uphill battle of recovery from TB, an individual always faceschallenges, but when a child is affected, the determination of a mother risesto conquer with the support of PS Kenya’s TB program. This is the story of howRose* won her battle against the tuberculosis. Backstory Rose*, a TB patient, was brought in from […]

Charting the Course to a Sustainable Future: Navigating Climate Change

In an era defined by unprecedented technological advancements, humanity finds itself facing an existential crisis: climate change. Climate change refers to a prolonged modification of global weather patterns and average temperatures that is primarily caused by activities such as deforestation, the burning of fossil fuels, transportation systems, and industrial processes, among others. As our planet […]

PS Kenya Celebrates the Power of Maternal Love on Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is celebrated around the world to express, react, honour, and love mothers. The day is meant to acknowledge and appreciate a mother’s contribution both at family and community level. It is a day that makes people remember the importance and significance of mothers in their lives and is observed as a day to […]

Male Involvement in Family Planning

In the deep rural village of Laluk, within the green scenery of Mulot, we meet Richard Lelei, a husband and father of five children. This seemingly quiet man had a story to share. The visit to the village was made possible through the area’s Public Health Officer, Peris Kirinyet. Over time, there has been tremendous […]

Positive Influence of Capacity Strengthening on Service Delivery for Persons with Disabilities

Reproductive health is an essential aspect of overall health and wellbeing for all individuals, including Persons with Disabilities (PWDs). However, PWDs often face unique challenges and barriers to accessing and receiving reproductive healthcare. Many facilities are not appropriately equipped or designed to accommodate PWDs, from the lack of wheelchair ramps to accessible parking spaces, restrooms, […]

PS Kenya Promotes Inclusivity in Reproductive Health in Kenya

Population Services Kenya attended the official launch of the ‘Women News Review’ at the New Era Women’s Convention held on May 3, 2023. The Convention whose theme was Women Empowerment in Advancing Governance & Achieving Economic & Social Justice leveraged on different strengths of Women to achieve their vision in the different sectors they present. […]

Protecting Kenya One Vaccine at a Time: The Importance of Immunization Week

Population Services Kenya (PS Kenya) was present in Nakuru County during this year’s immunization week, which was held between the 24th and 30th of April 2023 in Njoro sub-county after we were invited by the area Member of Parliament. Immunization Week is an annual global public health campaign aimed at promoting the use of vaccines […]

FCDO Donor Visit In Narok and Homabay County

PS Kenya’s DESIP Program, funded by UKAID aims to increase family planning uptake among poor rural women, adolescents, youth and people with disabilities in Kenya. DESIP is the largest family planning program in Kenya which is implemented in 12 counties. The program has reviews which happen every year and this year they were in Narok […]

Changing Lives in Kilifi County through PS Kenya’s Binti Shupavu Project

‘Kuvunjika kwa mwiko sio mwisho wa kusonga ugali’ The Swahili saying above completely encompasses the beauty that is PS Kenya’s Binti Shupavu project. Like a phoenix rising from its ashes, the project gives young adolescent girls/mothers a second chance at life, by educating them on their different contraceptive choices as well as empowering them with […]