Keeping Children safe

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Referral Network

We strengthen the Child Protection System through Capacity Building and coordination of the referral Network to support all children in need of care and protection

  • We build the capacity of people who work with and take care of children and their issues (Children Officers, teachers, parents, the police, the judiciary, court users etc.)
  • Coordination of a national network of service providers (education, medical, justice, shelter, livelihood etc.)
  • Address abuse before it happens through awareness creation at the Household level, Community, and the larger society


State of the Kenyan Child as Reported by Childline Kenya

January 12 2017

View our data on the state of Kenyan Child

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Challenges faced by Childline Kenya in 2016 while providing services to children

Feb 2 2017

A very high demand for the helpline service versus a low capacity of the helpline call centre to respond. In 2016, a total of 938,909 attempts were made to reach the helpline but only 43% of these were responded to.

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The Child Helpline Turns 10 years!

Feb 27 2017

In November 2006, the Helpline received its first call. 10 years later, the Childline Kenya staff commemorated this anniversary with a festival dubbed “Tumekuwa - Tamasha la Utamaduni, Michezo na Ulinzi Kwa Watoto”.

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Shine A Light Campaign

March 15 2017

For the past 10 years, Childline Kenya has been providing access to rescue, counseling, safe shelter, medical care, legal support and reintegration to children in need. Through the helpline 116, we provide a service aimed at providing a voice for the Kenyan Child.

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