Kenya Red Cross Society was admitted to the IFRC in 1967. In 2016, it counted 82,000 active volunteers (up from 6,200 in 2010), of which 69% were male and 31% female.

Latest news from Kenya Red Cross Society

Kenya Red Cross has recently launched a television station (Switch TV), targeting the youth with a view to empowering them to solve humanitarian challenges in their communities. “Our vision is to be the most influential platform for educating and empow …

4 October 2018

Cash-based interventions are transforming the way humanitarian aid is being delivered. We have seen a dramatic increase in the use of cash globally by 40 per cent between 2015 and 2016 (State of the World’s Cash Report, 2018). At least 28 countries in …

13 September 2018

“As a movement we have no choice than being accountable to people.” Abbas Gullet, Secretary General of Kenya Red Cross Society Kenya Red Cross Society has published new independent research documenting their experience and lessons learned in mainstream …

10 May 2018

The Kenya Red Cross Society and IFRC are responding to disastrous flooding across Kenya and need your help to support 150,000 of the most vulnerable people who have been displaced from their homes. Torrential rains have caused devastating floods across …

4 May 2018

A group of children gather on two unsteady benches under a tree. One of the benches is broken. A black board leans over another tree. This is the classroom of Nashipa pre-school in Singiraine village, Kajiado West.

21 March 2018

Students with disabilities have a better chance to succeed in class thanks to a Kenya Red Cross project that provides accessible latrines and improved access to clean water.

8 March 2018
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