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We are a non-governmental organization operating in Kenya with World merit to tackle the UN SDG's
Operating as usual
World merit Kenya was terribly affected by numerous challenges in the midst of the corona pandemic and was forced to put on hold its on ground activities til early 2021.
Despite everything, we recognize every member contribution towards changes and difference made to the populations of concern and the community.
We also recognize our community support and wanna take this opportunity to wish you a happy International Volunteer day.
School closures impact not only students, teachers, and families but have far-reaching economic and societal consequences. School closures in response to the pandemic have shed light on various social and economic issues, including student debt, digital learning, food insecurity, and homelessness, as well as access to childcare, health care, housing, internet, and disability services. The impact was more severe for disadvantaged children and their families, causing interrupted learning, compromised nutrition, childcare problems, and consequent economic cost to families who could not work.
Many of the priorities of SDG3 (good health and well-being) are relevant for the surge response and recovery from COVID-19. This is why the U.N. has called the pandemic “an opportunity for the human family to act in solidarity” to achieve the SDGs. So the SDGs actually provide the agenda for a sustainable global response to COVID-19—sustainable in that the response to this emergency should not lead to a neglect of the critical elements for equitable, affordable health care for all.
In light of the pandemic’s effects on the food and agricultural sector, prompt measures are needed to ensure that food supply chains are kept alive to mitigate the risk of large shocks that have a considerable impact on everybody, especially on the poor and the most vulnerable
Even before COVID-19 the world was off track to end poverty by 2030 under SDG 1, with projections suggesting that 6% of the global population would still be living in extreme poverty in 2030. Now, an estimated 71 million additional people could be living in extreme poverty due to COVID-19. Although income inequality has been falling in some countries, a global economic recession in the wake of the pandemic could push millions back into poverty and aggravate inequalities.
Adopted from The Lancent
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), otherwise known as the Global Goals, are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity.
These 17 Goals build on the successes of the Millennium Development Goals, while including new areas such as climate change, economic inequality, innovation, sustainable consumption, peace and justice, among other priorities. The goals are interconnected. Often, the key to success on one will involve tackling issues more commonly associated with another.
The SDGs work in the spirit of partnership and pragmatism to make the right choices now to improve life, in a sustainable way, for future generations. They provide clear guidelines and targets for all countries to adopt in accordance with their own priorities and the environmental challenges of the world at large. The SDGs are an inclusive agenda. They tackle the root causes of poverty and unite us together to make a positive change for both people and planet.
feature.undp.org How the ‘roadmap for humanity’ could be changed by a pandemic
One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world. As we celebrate Day of the African child, let us remember to invest in our children.
Someone today is too hungry to move. Another one is hanging on a thread not certain about tomorrow. But in all these, all of us can play a role to ensure that lives are saved. Simple..click on this link and reach out with the much you have. Together we can and sure shall save lives.
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Today being International Albinism Awareness Day, it is important we understand what Albinism is, and why we need to care.
Albinism is a rare, non-contagious, genetically inherited difference present at birth. In almost all types of albinism, both parents must carry the gene for it to be passed on, even if they do not have albinism themselves. The condition is found in both sexes regardless of ethnicity and in all countries of the world. Albinism results in a lack of pigmentation (melanin) in the hair, skin and eyes, causing vulnerability to the sun and bright light. As a result, almost all people with albinism are visually impaired and are prone to developing skin cancer. There is no cure for the absence of melanin that is central to albinism.
While numbers vary, it is estimated that in North America and Europe 1 in every 17,000 to 20,000 people have some form of albinism. The condition is much more prevalent in sub-Saharan Africa, with estimates of 1 in 1,400 people being affected in Tanzania and prevalence as high as 1 in 1,000 reported for select populations in Zimbabwe and for other specific ethnic groups in Southern Africa.
Health challenges of people living with albinism
The lack of melanin means persons with albinism are highly vulnerable to developing skin cancer. In some countries, a majority of persons with albinism die from skin cancer between 30 and 40 years of age. Skin cancer is highly preventable when persons with albinism enjoy their right to health. This includes access to regular health checks, sunscreen, sunglasses and sun-protective clothing. In a significant number of countries, these life-saving means are unavailable or inaccessible to them. Consequently, in the realm of development measures, persons with albinism have been and are among those “left furthest behind.” Therefore, they ought to be targeted for human rights interventions in the manner envisioned by the Sustainable Development Goals.
Adopted from United Nations website.
Let us give our coming generations a healthier and happier environment to have a beautiful life… Best wishes on World Environment Day.
World merit Kenya wishes all Kenyans a happy celebrations.
During this Madaraka Day, lets remember that; for to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.” Happy Madaraka Day.
Menstrual Health Management is the key to achieving equality. When factors such as #PeriodPoverty are taken care of, girls are pushed towards achieving their full potential.
May this Eid be the beginning of another successful year in your life. Happy Eid Mubarak 🙏
#happyeidmubarak #komeshakorona #spreadlove #spreadkindness #spreadhope #spreadpositivity #beyourbrotherskeeper #staysafe
As the war against COVID 19 continues, World merit Kenya joins hands with World merit global task force on COVID 19, we target Mathare and Kakuma Refugee camps.
We believe that sanitary items will help curb the spread of the virus as it is anticipated to last longer.
Every cent you donate to world merit goes back to the society and helps the population of concern.
As the world celebrates hypertension day, we wish to remember our brothers and sisters who are victims of hypertension.
Take heart and be strong as nothing lasts forever, every problem found has a solution.
#World hypertension day
World merit Kenya wishes all the nurses around the world a happy international nurses day.
#Nurses our heros
Join Suleiman Ahmed from WMK today with other experts from BFF and KRCS live on Facebook today at 2:00 p.m
Come up with all questions regarding COVID 19 and get inspired.
As many countries curb the spread of COVID 19, we are still not safe from corona.
Let's continue taking precautions.
#Help spread the message
World merit Kenya wishes all mothers a happy mother's day.
A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take.
#Mother is peace
#Mother is love
COVID-19 has brought the world to a standstill, gatherings have become dangerous. Life as we knew it has changed, but their is hope for a new tomorrow. We may not like the idea of this being a new normal but their is hope for a better tomorrow if we stay home today #COVID19
The fight is still on, we can do it, we can flatten the curve, remember to always follow the guidelines
#Stayhome #Staysafe #covid #Worldmerit #komeshacorona #Worldmeritkenya
World merit Kenya recognizes every worker's efforts in making a difference and gradual change by saving lives and making our world a better place.
Despite the strange and hard times that the world is facing, we do believe that together we shall defeat Corona Pandemic.
#International labor day
Message from WMK president on fight against COVID 19 in Swahili version.
What if we all decide to follow government directives? What if we take individual responsibility in the fight against #covid 19? By washing our hands more often, staying at home and leave only when necessary, wearing a mask in public and keeping social distance. Then, we will have helped in reducing the number of new infections and in the long run the curve will flatten.
And what does that mean 🤷🏽♀️, we go back to living normal lives and continue making the world a better place than we found it.
So take charge, take responsibility and let's fight this enemy, covid-19 💪🏾💪🏾
#ministryofhealth #Covid-19 #komeshacorona #Staysafe #Worldmerit #Worldmeritkenya
Happy #EarthDay to ya'll, let's take action to protect the 🌎
Stop gender based violence, spread love, bond with families, create memories, be united, create a bond and not division. let us stop gender based violence, lets spread love and peace during this pandemic period.
Everyone must be alert during this time, heed the word and let's all help in flattening the curve, tomorrow will surely be better 🤞
#Covid-19 #Worldmeritkenya #Stayhome #StaySafe
“Coronaviruses are not particularly tough. Soap and water, used properly, will dislodge the virus from your hands and can destroy their outer surface area. Wet your hands under running water (can be warm or cold), apply soap, lather your hands well and scrub all over, then rinse your hands under running water for at least 20 seconds.
Alcohol based hand sanitizers should also kill the new corona virus. However, make sure your hand sanitizer actually has at least 60% alcohol (many do not). Hand sanitizer really should be secondary to washing your hands with soap. In some situations (when you’re in public) it isn’t possible to wash your hands, and sanitizer can then be helpful. Most of us should now be staying home and should have access to soap and water. Also, try to not touch your face. This can be difficult but with practice you can reduce the frequency and duration of face touching.”
"We need courage, we need to be brave, and right now who else is doing that but the healthcare workers,"
#Thanks the Bravehearts
The Easter bank holiday will be different this year due to social distancing measures put in place by the Government to stop the spread of COVID-29.
During this hopeful time of year, World Merit Kenya wish you and yours the best this Easter.
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