ActionAid is actively responding to the drought disaster in Kenya through various quick interventions.
In the last two weeks, the organization delivered food to 96,000 people, most of who are in the worst affected counties.
The Government of Kenya declared the drought a national disaster in February and called on international support in order to deliver humanitarian services to 2.7 million people. ActionAid works in 10 out of the 15 most affected counties with an estimated population of 1.5 million people.
During normal times, Chepochepkoi Peter, 36 year old mother of six, made a decent living selling charcoal and firewood. She sold her merchandise by the roadside to neighbours and travelers. With this...