They say if you have to change anything in your child, you got to change the first three years during his/her upbringing .It is all about promoting holistic nurturing care for optimal brain development hence a brighter future.
KMET in partnership with PATH through the financial support from Conrad N. Foundation is implementing a 2 year project dubbed Changamsha Watoto (Stimulate the Children) aimed to integrate responsive care and stimulation approaches for children  0-3 years in the private health sectors in five sub Counties in Siaya namely; Ugenya, Ugunja ,Gem, Alego Usonga and Rarieda in 11 Health facilities.
The project is designed to improve the quality of caregiver-child interactions in order to ensure responsive stimulation and enhanced parenting skills that support families in promoting the optimal development of young children in Siaya.
The ECD content will be integrated into multiple touch point such as community health volunteers ‘home visit, play boxes sessions at outpatient (waiting room) mass and interpersonal media, community groups /CBOs and health facility consultations.
Ultimately the project anticipate to achieve key outcomes: private healthcare facilities deliver a comprehensive set of quality intertwined ECD services, caregivers and families provide responsive care and stimulation to children aged 0-3 years and nurturing care approaches integrated in adolescent sexual and reproductive health rights (SRHR) service provision in private health facilities.
Since its inception, the project has so far sensitize the Siaya county health management team about the whole project, trained the CBOs in Siaya County and community health volunteers.