In general terms, the whole Siaya County is largely affected by conditions of extreme poverty, influencing the low standard of living. Families live in precarious physical conditions, some in overcrowded homes. In some cases two or more families
live in the same house, with each family consisting of five or six persons. The majority are children.
The account shows 57.3% of women are widows, with no existing child support, no social welfare,
lack of job opportunities, and very little access to primary education for their children. It's a challenge!
Unbelievably, 60.3% of children living in the rural areas are orphans and affected