Doreen Ajiambo is a multi-media journalist based in Nairobi, Kenya. She covers religion, refugees and politics stories from East Africa and beyond for various outlets in Europe.

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Demolition, family strife push boys to the streets of Nairobi

Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Sr. Caroline Ngatia runs Kwetu Home of Peace, where homeless boys ages 8-14 are plucked from the streets and inducted into a process of reintegration.

Q & A with Sr. Bernardine Pemii, protecting children from abuse in Ghana

"The transformation I see in the life of survivors whose recoveries I've been part of makes me want to give up my all to save the lives of others," says the Daughter of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul from Nigeria.

Dimesse sisters link female prisoners to society in Kenya

Looking to change lives in prison and after release, sisters bring inmates food, underwear, sanitary pads, Bibles and basic health services, along with teaching skills, spiritual coaching and behavioral change.

Sisters encourage Masai mothers to turn to medically assisted deliveries

Tanzania is rated among the 20 countries with the highest maternal mortality rate, and among the Masai community there, the rate is higher than the national average. Catholic sisters are providing education, advocacy and hospitals to turn that around.