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How PS Kenya Ensures Quality and Affordable Health Products and Services.

Population Services Kenya (PS Kenya) is at the forefront of using social marketing to make essential health products more accessible and affordable for all Kenyans. By strategically combining behavior-change activities with effective sales and distribution strategies, PS Kenya ensures that vital health products reach people across the country, improving overall public health. PS Kenya collaborates […]

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Breaking the Silence on Men’s Mental Health in Kenya

June is globally recognized as Men’s Mental Health Awareness Month, dedicated to raising awareness about mental health issues affecting men and boys. This observance aims to combat the stigma surrounding men’s mental health and encourage those in need to seek help. In Kenya, mental health is a critical but often overlooked aspect of overall well-being, […]

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PS Kenya’s Pioneering Efforts at the 7th RHNK Annual Scientific Conference on Advancing AYSRH in Africa

The 7th RHNK Annual Scientific Conference, themed ‘Priorities for Advancing Adolescents and Youth Sexual Reproductive Health Rights (AYSRHR) in Africa,’ gathered leading organizations and professionals dedicated to enhancing the health and rights of young people across the continent. At the forefront of this pivotal event was PS Kenya, demonstrating its unwavering commitment to advancing reproductive […]

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Sarah Akinyi’s Journey of Resilience

In the vibrant marketplace of Homa Bay County, Sarah Akinyi stands confidently behind her fruit stall, however, beneath her warm smile lies a story of immense hardship and untold pain. Sarah, a devoted mother of four, never anticipated the devastating turn her life would take. One fateful day, as she went to fetch water from […]

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COMBATING GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE IN KAJIADO COUNTY

The Accelerate project, an active member of the Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Technical Working Group (TWG) in Kajiado, took a significant step in addressing GBV by organizing a sensitization activity for bodaboda riders in the County. The event, held on 20th June 2024 at the Ildamat Stadium, brought together bodaboda riders, representatives from the county government, […]

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Transforming Public Health Through Innovative Social Behaviour Change Communication Campaigns

In an era where effective communication is pivotal to public health, Population Services Kenya (PS Kenya) stands out as a pioneering organization. Long before Social Behaviour Change Communication (SBCC) gained prominence, PS Kenya was already leveraging innovative strategies to influence health behaviors and improve outcomes nationwide. Their transformative efforts have significantly impacted critical health areas […]

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PS Kenya’s Transformative Impact in Narok County

On June 6, 2024, Population Services Kenya (PS Kenya) leadership team, including three members of the Board, the Chief Executive  Officer: Dr. Margaret Njenga, Finance Director: Alex Misoi, and Social Enterprise Director: Stella Gituku, visited Narok County to observe firsthand the significant impact that PS Kenya’s reproductive health projects have had in the county. Through […]

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ADDRESSING THE UNMET NEED FOR GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE SHELTERS.

In a significant step forward in the fight against gender-based violence (GBV), survivors in 13 counties—Baringo, Elgeyo Marakwet, Garissa, Homa Bay, Kajiado, Kilifi, Kwale, Mandera, Marsabit, Nairobi, Narok, Samburu, and West Pokot—will receive additional funding from the Embassy of Denmark in Kenya to enhance GBV shelters as safe spaces. GBV shelters provide temporary refuge and […]

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Empowering a teenage Mother to become a successful Plumber

In the little town of Mariakani in Kilifi County, amidst the rich blend of Swahili and Arab cultures lies the well-known narrative of teenage motherhood. In this setting, young mothers navigate the challenges of parenthood against a backdrop of societal expectations and economic hardship. Their stories, often overlooked in the splendor of the coastal landscape, […]

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Accelerate Project Changing Lives in Samburu County 

In Lporos village of Samburu County, Kenya, where challenges are a daily reality, we meet Naserian—a determined young mother and beneficiary of PS Kenya’s Accelerate Project. Naserian’s life has been marked by immense hurdles from a young age. Born into poverty and orphaned early, she found herself shouldering responsibilities beyond her years as the eldest […]

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