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Lessons learnt from HIV-Self Testing Projects in Private Sector

On 15th June 2022, PS Kenya’s SHIPs (Strengthening HIV Self-testing in the Private Sector) team facilitated a knowledge sharing session organized by the National AIDS Control Council (NACC). The session aimed to showcase the organizations work with HIVST kits in the private sector with public health impact.   The HIVST Project intends to: Resolve key […]

PS Kenya Launches the Inua Grassroot Network

On the 13th of July 2022, PS Kenya took their bid to serve Sara a notch higher by bringing together 32 community-based organizations (CBOs) from 18 counties in Kenya under an umbrella body known as the “INUA GRASSROOT NETWORK”. This initiative is in response to one of PS Kenya’s strategic pillars, that is, to work […]

PS Kenya joins the National Government to celebrate World Population Day 2022

Population Services Kenya joined the national government and other civil society organizations to mark World Population Day. World Population Day is a global event marked annually on July 11th and seeks to raise awareness of global population issues. The event was celebrated at Majengo Dispensary grounds in Kajiado County. The theme for this year was […]

Mapenzi takes control of her destiny

When a Community Health Volunteer informed her about the Binti Biashara project, Mercyline Mapenzi decided to enroll in the program in order to benefit from the hand skills training that was offered by the program. Born and raised in Zuoni, Magarini, Kilifi County, Mapenzi was lucky to complete her primary school education and get enrolled […]

Maverick Next Fellows witness the graduation of ‘Pendos’

The Maverick Next fellows met and interacted with Pendo (project archetype and beneficiary) during their maiden visit to Kenya. The visit took place between 20th to 23rd June 2022 in Magarini, Kilifi County where the program is being implemented. Dubbed Binti Biashara (translates to business minded girl), the program seeks to empower Pendo economically by […]

Kilifi County through the PS Kenya Lense in addressing Teenage Pregnancies

PS Kenya has had a strong partnership with Kilifi County and has implemented several maternal and reproductive health programs in the county, the recent one being the Maverick Project (Project Riziki) that was succeeded by the current Maverick Next Project. Since inception the county has offered great support which has seen realization of the project […]

Care Clinic Profile – Ebenezer Health Plus – Malindi

A BRIEF HISTORY Ebenezer Health Care Plus clinic is located in Kisumu Ndogo area, Malindi region. It is owned and operated by Joshua Kamwaji Chengo, a nurse/midwife by profession. Chengo began his career as a nurse in 1989 after graduation from the Kenya Medical Training College (KMTC). He started his own private facility, offering a […]

HIV SELF-TESTING DIGITAL COMPANION

PS Kenya, in partnership with Population Services International, is committed to improving the lives of Kenyans by providing affordable and high-quality life-saving health commodities and information via social franchising, social marketing, and social behavior change communication. In the year 2021, PSI and PS Kenya embarked on a 15-month pilot project in Nairobi and Kisumu Counties […]