KEF SUPPORT OF UNITED NATIONS MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS (MDG)


PREPARED BY MARY BURNS, PRESIDENT – 2014


 

MDG Goal 1    Eradicate Extreme Poverty and Hunger


KEF started a daily food program for the students and started a micro-loan program to improve the economy of the villages.


 

MDG Goal 2    Achieve Universal Primary Education


KEF improved the infrastructure of the elementary school, began a preschool and built a secondary school.


 

MDG Goal 3    Promote Gender Equality and Empower Women


KEF assures that girls and women have equal opportunity to education. Prior to KEF only boys received higher education. In 2014: Teacher college scholarships- 50% girls; secondary school scholarships – 31% girls and secondary school graduates – 35% girls;


 

MDG Goal 4    Reduce Child Mortality


KEF food program assures that the young students receive extra nourishing food.  Encourages preventative medicine programs.  Started a hand washing program at the school.


MDG GOAL 5  Improve Maternal Health


KEF delivered a “solar suitcase” to the nearby clinic that will improve lighting for surgical procedures and child birth.  This clinic also provides vaccinations, preventive health care, Planned Parenthood and distributes free contraceptives.


MDG Goal 6    Combat HIV/AIDS, Malaria and other diseases. Funded new latrines.


KEF established the hand washing program and education about diseases.


MDG Goal 7    Ensure Environmental Sustainability                                        


KEF provides rocket stoves that use 90 percent less fire wood for cooking and solar electric power to schools.


MDG Goal 8    Develop a Global Partnership for Development.      


KEF partners with other small NGOs working to promote development.  Formed committees in the villages to work together for progress in developing irrigation and year-round crops. The micro/loan program is making an economic difference in the area.  KEF is global!