The Polish Development and Humanitarian Aid for Kenya
Keywords:Development aid, humanitarian assistance, Poland, Kenya
Kenya has been among the recipients of Polish Official Development Assistance since 2011. Polish aid to Kenya is improving the quality of healthcare, the access to high-quality education at all levels, increasing the capacity of emergency services, equalizing educational and life chances for children from groups at risk of exclusion, entrepreneurship development and activities to increase the efficiency of micro and small enterprises, and initiatives for environmental protection.
Poland, on the basis of the Multiannual Development Cooperation Program 2021–2030. Solidarity for Development, supports the communities of 10 priority countries, including Kenya. Earlier, between 2016–2020, it was also supporting the communities of 12 priority countries, including Kenya. Humanitarian aid is often provided under an ad hoc procedure in connection with emerging humanitarian crises that affect the inhabitants of a given region. Humanitarian aid can be delivered both bilaterally and through multilateral channels through contributions to specialized international organizations. The PCPM Foundation ran the program of development of the specialist rescue system in Kenya between 2021–2023. Development aid in Kenya is also provided by the Polish Humanitarian Organization. Caritas Polska helps starving Africa