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12. Catholic Health Commission of Kenya

12. Catholic Health Commission of Kenya

The Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops – Catholic Health Commission of Kenya was established in 1957 Has undergone several changes of name due to the changing demands and changes in Kenya’s health sector. From its establishment to the late nineties, it was known as the Medical Department. In the 1990s the Family Life Department and the Medical Department were brought[Read More…]

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11. Caritas Kenya Directorate

11. Caritas Kenya Directorate

Caritas Kenya Directorate, the Social and Development Arm of the Catholic Church in Kenya, has been at the forefront in providing emergency relief and social interventions. For example, during the 2012 famine disaster intervention, the much publicised ‘Kenyan’s for Kenya Initiative’, which brought together the corporate world, individual citizens and Government agencies, raised Kshs. 500 Million. What many do not[Read More…]

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10. The Catholic Justice and Peace Commission

10. The Catholic Justice and Peace Commission

The Catholic Justice and Peace Commission was formed in 1998 as the executive arm of the Kenya conference of Catholic Bishops on matters of peace and justice. The CJPC works to fulfil KCCB-GS’s objective of promoting justice and challenging oppressive structures in the society. CJPC’s broad aim is to sensitise individuals, communities, and the whole nation on justice, peace issues,[Read More…]

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9.The Commission for Education and Religious Education

9.The Commission for Education and Religious Education

Through the Commission for Education and Religious Education, the Church runs 30 % of all educational institutions in Kenya including special education facilities. The Church has over 8,000 educational institutions, out of which, 5,600 are Primary Schools, 1,900 Secondary Schools, Five (5) Colleges and a University. The Church affiliated institutions offer holistic education that is geared towards formation of the[Read More…]

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