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MESSAGE FROM THE AMBASSADOR:

Dear visitor, welcome to the website of our Embassy in Kenya!

Dr. Wilhelm von Trott zu SolzOur presence in Kenya is a living expression of the good diplomatic relations that exist between the Sovereign Order of Malta and the Republic of Kenya. The Order of Malta is engaged in constantly improving the livelihood of men, women and children. Our activities in all countries throughout the world are especially centred on the needs of the poor and handicapped people, regardless of race, religion or gender.

We welcome guests to our website and invite them to help us and our relief organisation to make this world a better place, for the benefit of the needy and the poor, the sick and the handicapped.

Stay together with us in this country of diversity, of wildlife heritage and of breathtaking landscapes and enjoy the warm welcome of its people.

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Volunteer Experiences

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Oct 20, 2012

Hal writes: ‘This summer I travelled to Kenya for nine weeks; six of them spent with the Order of Malta and Malteser International. My only previous experience of Africa had been Morocco and Egypt. I got a really good feel for East Africa whilst volunteering for the Order of Malta in various projects for them across Kenya. From the Malteser International TB and HIV clinics in the slums of Nairobi to the Lamu Hospital, I got a taste of just about everything.

What I most enjoyed was my work with Malteser International in Soweto Kayole and Kangemi, which are two slum areas of Nairobi. The staff in both health clinics were great and whilst working alongside them you got a real sense of the community helping each other

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Baby Trevor & Baby Faith

Oct 15, 2012

Baby Trevor is now 21 months old. Although his development is a little delayed he is progressing well. He is getting much stronger physically and beginning to stand - it will not be long now until he walks alone.

He remains extremely healthy - other than the normal childhood coughs and colds that all children experience - and has not needed to visit the pediatric heart specialist for many months.

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PRIMARY SCHOOL HYGIENE PROJECT

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Oct 6, 2012

In September 2012 we provided hand washbasins to Gitiba Primary School in Dagoretti Village near Nairobi. The trough-like basins have 20 push taps (to avoid water wastage) and 4 liquid soap dispensers.

These are positioned adjacent to the pupil’s toilets, with a 10,000 litre water tank that is filled by the city council each week. Those who generously donated in memory of Gianfranco Cicogna Mozzoni have made all of this possible.


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