Last year during the rainy season, Jackton Oloko recalls testing more than 300 mothers and children for malaria in a single day . “I’ve never been so busy,” he said. But being busy he believes is one of the reasons malaria rates have dropped precipitously over the years in the Sauri Millennium Village located in
With an eye for opportunity and patience for hard work, Jennifer Akinyi Awuor is cultivating a brighter future for her family.
The Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture visited Sauri Millennium Village in Kenya. In a blog post, they reflect on the their visit and the importance of an integrated approach to sustainable development, which is exemplified by the Millennium Village Project.
Community Health Workers take advantage of low and high-tech tools to provide a critical link between village residents and the local healthcare clinic.
Early pregnancy, school fees, family obligations are among the reasons girls don’t go beyond primary schooling. Connect to Learn is helping girls get a secondary school education.
Improving health facilities in Sauri
Located in Western Kenya, Sauri was the first Millennium Village (MV) to see the light in 2005. Five years on, the project area has grown to nearly 70,000 people and has registered numerous successes in its multi-sectoral approach.