KOICA Kenya Office has implemented 12 development projects in WASH, Health and Education sectors in different Counties in Kenya; focusing on 6 WASH projects, 2 Health projects and 4 education projects. At the same time, it has put place high priority on the women rights, children, handicapped and humanitarianism. All these projects are intended to step up its capability for putting SDGs into practice by exploring high-quality projects with the focus on objectives included in the Kenya’s Vision 2030 and KOICA’s Mid-term Strategy.
To achieve Kenya’s Vision 2030, Kenya Ministry of Education has dedicated on ensure the quality education service. To improve the quality of education, KOICA Kenya Office gave a facelift to 7 schools through renovations and constructed classes for 3 schools in Kiambu, Nakuru and Nairobi County in 2014 and it led to a significant shift in enrollment rates improving in these schools. In addition, since 2014 KOICA Kenya Office has been implementing “Environment Improvement and Capacity Building Project in Nairobi County (Uhuru Gardens and Ngu’ndu Primary Schools). The objective of this project is upgrading the quality of teaching and learning environment; enhance capacity of ICT based primary education. Apart from this, KOICA Kenya Office has carried out 2 technical education projects in Kenya in National Industrial Training Authority (NITA) by renovating the workshops, provision of equipment for the workshops and capacity building for the staff.
The objective of this project is upgrading the quality of teaching and learning environment; enhance capacity of ICT based primary education. KOICA has constructed two ICT resource centers that have been approved through the Ministry of Education. The project is expected to transfer ICT knowledge to about 2,000 students and teachers in both schools.
The Project’s objective is to contribute to economic development of Kenya through the renovation of Mombasa Industrial Training Center (MITC) and the enhancement of training capacity and management skills of NITA.
KOICA Kenya Office has considered health as an essential factor for the socio-economic development of in Kenya and focuse on the improvement on the Metenal and Child health.
KOICA Kenya Office has implemented this program for improving the accessibility of health services, raising awareness of health and strengthening the capacity of local medical staff by providing 4 ambulances and 20 motorbikes for the community health workers. Further, a total of 468 community health volunteers were trained between 2017 to 2018.
Its objectives is to improve medical and health services in Kenya especially in the maternal and child health sector. KOICA Kenya Office has extended Meternal and Child Health Center from Kitengela Health Centre which was later upgraded to a level 4 hospital that serves a big population of residents who live in Kajiado east sub-county. KOICA Kenya Office provided ambulance and medical equipment and offered fellowship program to the medical staffs in this center.
Kenya has endured a severe water crisis and these days the crisis from the water solution has more worse. KOICA Kenya Office put priority on WASH projects in Kenya. It has implemented the projects to ensure stable water supply such as “Rehabilitation of Naivasha-Suswa water supply System,” “Drinking water development project in Awendo,” “Development and Renovation of wells in Kitui,“ “Construction of water treatment plant in Asembo Bay” and currently, an on-going project, “The improvement of Water Supply System in Bungoma County.”
This project aims establishing a water supply system in order to improving stable and hygienic accessibility of water to the residents of Chuwele and its surrounding areas. KOICA not only builds water treatment plants but also provides equipment and training to the management and technical teams that manage and operate the water treatment plants to ensure sustainability. KOICA expect 8000 households in Chwele area, Bungoma County will be get benefits through this project.
This project was started from 2018 to improve the water security and quality of life in the project area by securing sustainable water resources and providing safe water supply systems. The main outcome is to establishing Drinking Water Supply System Master Plan and constructing the Water Supply Systems in Chepyuk-Kibabii Ward and conducting trainings for operators in Water Supply Systems to improve sustained operation capacity.