Current fundraiser

Children with diabetes in Kenya

The World Diabetes Foundation’s 2018 fundraiser builds on the learnings from two successful projects supporting children and youth with type 1 diabetes in Kenya.

Obejctive

The 2018 WDF Fundraiser builds on a successful past WDF partnership with Kenya's Diabetes Management and Information Centre. It will act on learnings from this collaboration, increasing the disease awareness of children with type 1 and their parents and guardians, empowering them to better manage the disease. It also will improve the ability of primary health care workers to diagnose and treat the condition. To learn more.
 

The project deliverables include

• 150 children educated about self-care and management of type 1 diabetes 
• 150 parents/guardians and 30 teachers educated about diagnosis, self-care and management of type 1 diabetes
• 20 peer educators and group administrators of social media platforms trained in monitoring and evaluation
• 30 primary health care providers and data officers trained in data collection and reporting of type 1 diabetes in children
• Type 1 diabetes awareness provided for more than 4,000 families and 200,000 people
 

To support this year's fundraiser, visit our donate page