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Our Polish Aid program partner visited PCPM Kenyan Firefighting Training Center in Kiambu

The Polish Secretary of State Małgorzata Jarosińska-Jedynak visited our Firefighting and Emergency Service Training Center in the Kenyan capital. We presented the project outline, the actions implemented in close cooperation with Polish Aid, and the up-to-date needs of the Fire and Emergency Service Department in Kenya.

PCPM train Kenyan firefighters. The only such project in Eastern Africa created by Poland

The Polish Center for International Aid trains and equips firefighters in Kenya. Recently, we drilled 21 people in first aid, and the trainees applied the received knowledge in a real-time event. When the first training stage ended, there was an accident between a mother with a child.

New fire station in Makindu, Kenya thanks to Polish aid and PCPM Foundation

Thanks to Polish Aid funding, PCPM is piloting a cost-effective fire station design. On 22 July, the Polish Ambassador accompanied by PCPM CEO inaugurated a new fire station in Makindu, Makueni County.

What does it take to be a firefighter and rescuer in Kenya [VIDEO]

In case you have missed a story on K24Tv, here it is. New firefighters being trained at Fire And Rescue Training Centre, Kenya - Firetrack. We at PCPM feel proud! Thanks to Polish Aid!

The team of professionals in Kenya, trained by PCPM, is growing!

For several months now, firefighters from all over Kenya have been taking part in advanced online training. The PCPM Foundation cooperates with renowned educational institutions. This is the largest Polish development aid project in Africa.

We trained half of all Kenyan firefighters. During a pandemic, we learn online

We are implementing the largest Polish development aid project in Africa: we have trained half of the firefighters working in all counties of Kenya. The professionalization of the Kenyan guard, which is facing increasing challenges due to climate change, continues.

The firefighters from Meru are the best in Kenya [VIDEO]

- In order for a firefighter to be able to enter a room full of toxic gases, he needs a suitable oxygen apparatus. From our partner, PCPM, we have recently received a compressor, thanks to which we supplement our cylinders with oxygen. Our firefighters also participated in water rescue training conducted by PCPM experts. Tanzania firefighters were training with us - says Fire Commandant in Meru, Joseph Njoroge after receiving the main prize in firefighting competitions.

Kenyan firefighters are more and more proud

Kenyan firefighters extinguish fires, save newborns, take people out from the rubble of collapsed buildings, help victims of road accidents and are more and more often perceived as local heroes. PCPM for four years has been conducted the largest firefighter training program in Kenya. Now Polish instructors also conduct water rescue classes in case of floods, which are consequences of ongoing climate changes.