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We’re hiring

April 30th, 2020|

Download the Job Description here A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join CHASE Africa for a period of maternity cover. If you are an experienced project manager with a passion for international development, please read on. Programme Coordinator and Institutional Fundraiser Maternity Cover, August 2020 to May 2021. 4 to 5 days per week. Salary £25 – 30,000 [...]

COVID-19: Tackling the need of basic PPE for our Partners in Kenya and Uganda

April 15th, 2020|

According to the WHO, there were 15,471 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa by 14th April. 835 people have died. Kenya has had 208 cases and Uganda 53. Both countries have been quick to respond, enforcing lockdowns at a much earlier stage than most European countries. The Ugandan authorities closed Entebbe Airport and all land borders on 22nd [...]

CHASE Africa partners’ coronavirus preparations

March 17th, 2020|

So far, Africa has managed to stay relatively free of COVID-19 despite China (where the virus originated) being the biggest trading partner in many African countries. With a population of 1.3 billion people, and weak health services, there is a worry as to how the continent will cope with the pandemic. An article in the New Scientist [...]

Improved Health and Environment in Uganda

March 2nd, 2020|

In January this year, CHASE Africa and RICE West Nile started work on a new project to empower women, reduce poverty and strengthen natural resource management. Over the course of 2020, the project aims to increase access to reproductive health information and services for women in the Arua District of Uganda, as well as improving the sustainable use of [...]

Join CHASE Africa’s Board – Looking for a Trustee with financial experience

February 11th, 2020|

We are looking for a Trustee with financial experience who would be interested in advising and guiding our work from a strategic viewpoint. We are small but growing charity, supporting local partners in Uganda and Kenya to provide healthcare and family planning in fragile, rural environments. We are looking for someone who could: Advise Trustees on all financial matters, [...]

International Conference on Population & Development

December 9th, 2019|

CHASE Africa was at the United Nations International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD25) in Nairobi on 12th - 14th Nov, along with over 6,000 other participants from 170 countries, celebrating 25 years since the first ICPD conference. The Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 concluded, in the Kenyan capital, with bold commitments to transform the world by working towards 3 [...]

Double the impact of your gift, with the Christmas Challenge

December 3rd, 2019|

Today, we launch our first Big Give campaign - all donations doubled from 3rd - 10th December! In Kenya, women can travel up to 58 kilometres to reach their nearest health service and receive family planning. We met Nancy in Kenya last month at a rural outreach clinic run by our partner Mount Kenya Trust. One hour’s drive down [...]

New project launches supported by UK’s Department for International Development

November 20th, 2019|

We are delighted to have received funding through the UK's Department of International Development (DFID) for the first time. The two year project will support our work with partner Community Health Volunteers to: •   Deliver basic health and family planning services to poor rural communities in western Kenya. •   Help address the unmet need for family planning in Kenya [...]