Polls

Round Three Survey on the Social, Economic and Public Health Impact of Covid-19

We would like to share the results of the Round Three Survey on the Social, Economic, and Public Health Impact of Covid-19. The survey findings cover the following themes; Schools re-opening Concerns parents have towards their children contracting Covid-19 upon their return to school Level of concern that parents personally have towards contracting Covid-19 Access

COVID 19 Global Pandemic in Nairobi’s Low-Income Areas: Assistance

There have been efforts by the private sector, government, and individuals to cushion Kenyans from the impact of Covid-19 (and even more so the low-income earners). Some of the measures include food relief, cash disbursements, donations of soap, sanitizers, and water to mention a few. In this release, TIFA shares findings from a monthly multi-round

Covid-19 Global in Nairobi’s Low-Income Areas: The Virus: Knowledge, Perceived Risk, Testing and Expected Future Impact

This Round Two Report from TIFA’s monthly multi-round panel survey amongst residents of Nairobi’s low-income areas (i.e Huruma, Kibera, Mathare, Korogocho, Mukuru Kwa Njenga, Kawangware).   The data was collected between 2nd and 15th June 2020 amongst 579 respondents.   This report shares the perspectives of Nairobi’s low-income earners on the following; Knowledge of symptoms and

Covid-19 Global in Nairobi’s Low-Income Areas: Education, Children Learning and Domestic Violence

On 7th July 2020, CS of Education, Prof George Magoha announced that primary and secondary schools will remain closed until  January 2021, meaning that the entire 2020 academic year will have to be repeated.  Through this email, I would like to share the results that are part of  TIFA’s monthly multi-round panel survey amongst residents

Covid-19 Opinion Poll | Curfew Compliance & Enforcement, Nairobi Area Travel Restrictions

Kenyans are waiting anxiously for President Uhuru’s announcement on the way forward on the curfew and travel restrictions. It is against this background that TIFA conducted a survey targeting Nairobi’s low-income earners. The report covers perceptions towards the following; Curfew Compliance & Enforcement Nairobi Area Travel Restrictions Awareness and Effectiveness of Prevention Measures Download full

Opinion Poll | Covid-19 Stigma & Mental Health Survey

Stigmatization and psychological stress are some of the emerging issues facing Kenyans as a result of Covid-19.  TIFA Research conducted a national survey to assess the extent to which these are facing Kenyans. Here is the link to the report

Social-Economic Impact of Covid-19 Global Pandemic in Nairobi’s Low-Income Areas

Today, TIFA Research released a poll on the “Social-Economic Impact of Covid-19 Global Pandemic in Nairobi’s Low-Income Areas”. This is Round Two Survey done in Nairobi slums and the findings show things are getting worse for these populations.    The key highlights are high unemployment, loss of income and reduced savings are key challenges for

Round 2 Survey on the COVID 19 Global Pandemic in Nairobi’s Low-Income Areas: Opinion on the Nairobi Area Travel Restriction and Curfew

Given the actual and future potential impact of the COVID 19 virus pandemic in Kenya in both public health and socio-economic terms, TIFA launched a multi-round panel survey at the end of April to reveal its impact among residents of Nairobi’s low-income areas ..(Note In a panel survey, the same respondents are interviewed for each Round

Education & Covid-19: What Stakeholders Have to Say With a Focus on Public 8-4-4 Schools

Education stakeholders in Kenya remain skeptical about the safe reopening of schools.  “My Happy Place” together with stakeholders in the education sector; Heads of Private Schools, Kenya Association of International Schools (KAIS), and Kenya Private Schools Association (KPSA) have come together to host this Education Webinar Series to discuss the impact of Covid-19 on the education sector

Education & Covid-19: What Parents Have to Say

On the 21st of May 2020, My Happy Place together with different stakeholders hosted a webinar to discuss the impact of Covid-19 on the education sector. The webinar discussed the delivery, the challenges parents are facing in supervising virtual learning.  Parents and educators from public schools, private schools, and special needs schools were amongst the