In spite of the progress registered in Kenya, this country also has witnessed violence and internal strive after the 2008 elections. After registering so many victims, the different factions started useful negotiations that brought about the much needed stability. The results of the constitutional referendum of August 2010 give hope for stability.
Bondo District in Western Kenya is ranked amongst the poorest districts in Kenya and suffers from the highest incidence of HIV/AIDS in the country. About 2,300 of the 7,000 school-age children in the area are orphans, living with relatives’ families. The economy is based on small-scale farming and on fishing.