SAUTI SASA CAMPAIGN

Close to 500,000 adolescents aged 10-19 years presented with pregnancy at Health Facilities in Kenya in 2018 and the number is suspected to rise. This is a huge increase from the 378,397 reported in 2017. (SOURCE: Ministry of Health, Kenya).

The top 10 counties that recorded the highest rates of teenage pregnancies in 2018 were: Nairobi (27,635), Bungoma (21,220), Kilifi (17,866), Nakuru (18,583), Kakamega (16,989), Meru (16,048), Kiambu (14,994), Narok (15,251), Siaya (14,992) and Homa Bay (14,717). 

Sauti Sasa is a youth-driven initiative by Y-ACT, Youth in Action and other partners that aims to reduce the alarming numbers of teenage pregnancies in the country.