Kenya

Kenya is a lower middle income country in Eastern & Southern Africa. It ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. In 2015 the country committed to support delivery of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals by 2030 and the pledge to leave no one behind.

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Under-five mortality

Kenya

Kenya is a lower middle income country in Eastern & Southern Africa. It ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. In 2015 the country committed to support delivery of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals by 2030 and the pledge to leave no one behind.

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    CHILDREN

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    Poverty is a brother to climate change. It has caused families not to be able to access food and even health services. I urge government to help our parents.

    - Douglas , 11 years

    Douglas ,

    Kenya

    Due to climate change, parents are losing their only source of livelihood which is livestock, and they are committing suicide. Children are left as orphans and may die because of hunger.

    - Girl , 17 years

    Girl ,

    Kenya

    During hunger season, we usually eat palm tree fruits (eng`ol) and this fruit can cause sickness but it is the only thing available to eat.

    - Girl , 16 years

    Girl ,

    Kenya

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