Kenya

Health care worker reaching for oxygen tank (USAID/Lameck Ododo)

Saving lives with medical oxygen in Kenya

USAID is training health care workers in Kenya to provide medical oxygen, part of wide-ranging U.S. efforts to fight COVID-19 abroad.
Woman holding her malnourished child (© Farah Abdi Warsameh/AP Images)

$1 billion in U.S. emergency food security aid rushed to Africa

A portion of the $2.76 billion in U.S. funding President Biden announced in June to address food insecurity has arrived in parts of Africa.
Three large screens set up in elaborate hall containing screen views of leaders at virtual meeting (© Leah Millis/AP Images)

The United States is committed to promoting a prosperous Africa

Secretary of State Antony Blinken emphasized the United States' commitment to Africa through his first virtual trip to Nigeria and Kenya on April 27.
Smiling woman holding bunch of green bananas (© Twiga Foods Ltd.)

U.S. invests in Kenyans building a reliable food supply

Learn how a $5 million loan from the new U.S. International Development Finance Corporation will help support women and boost food security in Kenya.
Young girl chasing locusts away from field by waving shawl (© Ben Curtis/AP Images)

Taking on a billion locusts in the Greater Horn of Africa

Learn how the United States is helping several African countries control billions of locusts that are threatening crops and communities.
Smiling woman standing with arms folded in open-sided building (Bobby Neptune/USAID)

A place to trade in Kenya

With help from the U.S. Agency for International Development, women are connecting to growing markets in drought-prone northern Kenya. Meet one of them.
Close-up photo of wheat stalks (© Ted S. Warren/AP Images)

More U.S. wheat available for Kenya

Thanks to a new agricultural agreement that expands economic relations, Kenyans can now buy wheat grown anywhere in the United States.
Photo of Nelly, smiling

PEPFAR gives hope … and health [video]

The U.S. global AIDS relief initiative PEPFAR has helped millions of people since it was created in 2003. Meet one of them.
Illustration of three hazmat-suited figures carrying giant nuclear symbol (State Dept.)

Keeping weapons away from terrorists in Africa

From securing pathogens in research hospitals to eliminating small arms in conflict zones, the U.S. is helping African governments protect their people.