At a glance
- Agriculture is a pillar of Kenya’s economy, but as many as 10 million Kenyans suffer from food insecurity. The situation is being made worse by climate change, which is pushing farmers into drier, less productive areas.
- We invest in tools, technologies, and market infrastructure to help smallholder farmers in Kenya improve their productivity and incomes and adapt to climate change.
- Kenya is a pioneer among African countries in providing digital financial services. We support efforts to expand access to these services to more people in the poorest communities.
- Our areas of focus in Kenya also include gender equality and family planning.
We believe that an economy that includes everyone benefits everyone. In Kenya, we work with partners to empower people in the lowest-income communities to improve their livelihoods and lift themselves out of poverty. Our efforts include expanding the use of digital financial services and payments and ensuring that these services meet the needs of low-income Kenyans and small and medium-sized enterprises, improving the agricultural productivity of smallholder farmers and helping them weather the effects of climate change, expanding access to family planning services and products, and improving economic opportunities for women.
More about our work in Africa
We work across Africa from our regional headquarters in Johannesburg and our offices in Abuja and Addis Ababa.
A brief overview of our priorities in Africa.
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