News IconPersons with a disability not sharing in increased prosperity as focus shifts to social protection

12th March 2018: Persons with a disability are losing ground and not sharing in the increased prosperity of many developing countries. This is according to the findings of a new...

News IconKenya commits to further increasing social protection investment, Development Pathways flags funding priorities

22nd March 2018: Development Pathways has set out priorities for Kenya’s social protection sector review, as the Government moves to increase investment in programmes. Our Senior Social Policy Specialist Stephen...

News IconPresident Kenyatta launches Kenya’s national payment to new Inua Jamii 70+ programme recipients

4th June 2018: President Uhuru Kenyatta has launched the national payment to the 70 years and above new Inua Jamii  70+ programme recipients, following the enrolment of over half a million...

Publication IconAssessment of the Geographical and Community-Based Targeting of WFP’s Cash and Food for Assets Programme in Kenya

This report provides an in-depth assessment of the targeting mechanisms used for the cash and food for assets programme by WFP and the National Drought Management Authority (NDMA).

Publication IconTransfer Values in Kenya’s National Social Security System

This report seeks to examine the current transfer values of Kenya’s tax-financed social security schemes and assess whether they are set at an appropriate level.

Publication IconChild Vulnerability and Social Protection in Kenya

This report highlights evidence that targeting social protection at orphans, 7.5% of Kenya’s children, with a Cash Transfer for Orphans and Vulnerable Children inadvertently leads to the exclusion of other children who are equally or even more vulnerable. It

News IconMother and child health the focus of new maternal health transfers in western Kenya

A social protection scheme to support the health of expectant and new mothers and their babies in western Kenya is getting underway. The County Government of Vihiga, UNICEF Kenya and...