Trump budget spares Kenya from deep cuts in Aid

What you need to know:

  • Most of Trump's proposed funding reduction for Kenya reflects his call for elimination of the Food for Peace Programme administered by the USAid.
  • The State Department's budget outline says this reworked funding mechanism "will target the most important issues constraining Kenya’s stability and growth, including insecurity, economic inclusion, governance challenges and access to clean water and sanitation."

President Donald Trump's proposed US spending plan generally spares Kenya from the deep cuts the White House is seeking in the overall foreign assistance budget.

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