The Cost of Compliance: Face Masks in Kenya

May 13, 2020 - 2 minute read

The Kenyan government is requiring all citizens to wear face masks while riding public or private transportation, and in other public places. A new law was recently passed: anyone in Kenya found not wearing a mask in public places is subject to arrest, with an additional penalty of Sh20,000 (roughly $200 USD), six months in jail or both.

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Robynique’s Strength

December 19, 2019 - 2 minute read

It’s Tuesday morning in Pittsburgh, and the temperature is just above freezing. Robynique doesn’t care, though. She won’t let you see her shiver. There’s a reason that she’s out in the cold today: Feed the Children is holding a No Hunger Holidays drive to feed 400 families. Monique is here to pick up food, supplies, and books for her and her 4-year-old daughter, Sami.

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Kim’s Community

October 19, 2019 - 3 minute read

People in Kim’s community suffer from diet-related health issues like high blood pressure, diabetes, and heart disease. Kim doesn’t want to see her kids grow up like that, but the inability to obtain nutritious food is a huge obstacle.

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Emérita’s Leadership

June 2, 2019 - 2 minute read

Emérita enjoys making El Tamarindo a better home for her children, and passing on her skills. In her words, “Thanks to FEED we can serve food to the children of our community and at the same time I feel happy of sharing experiences with my neighbors and friends.”

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Alejandra’s Aspiration

April 29, 2019 - 2 minute read

Even though she’s only 6 years old, Alejandra has big dreams. She wants to be a teacher and follow in her mama’s footsteps. Through Feed the Children’s support, she receives backpacks, school supplies, vitamins, toys, shoes, school meals, and preventive deworming medication.

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Monica’s Confidence

March 23, 2019 - 3 minute read

Monica was hoping for food to help her make it through the month. But she wasn’t expecting the extra help that Feed the Children would provide. She said that the gift of personal hygiene items, in the Avon dignity box she received, brought her to tears.

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Lemuel’s Determination

February 13, 2019 - 2 minute read

Most days, Lemuel goes to school hungry. He sometimes misses class because he has nothing to eat in the mornings. When there are extracurricular activities, Lemuel asks to be excused. He spends the extra time collecting recycled materials to sell.

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