Vihiga County is in the former western province of Kenya whose headquarters are in Mbale, the largest town in the county.

Geographic demographics and Population;

The county has a population of 554,622 with 262,716 males and 291,906 females (2009 census). It covers an area of 563 km2 with a population density of 1047 people per square kilometre which is the third in Kenya with an average household size of 4.5 people.

Key Relevant indicators:

Vihiga County has 2 referral hospitals with a total of 136 health facilities and 89 community health units. The county has a doctor to population ration of 1:11800 and a nurse to population ratio of 1:1900. The average distance to the nearest health facility is 5 km. The County has a 10.8% teenage pregnancy rate with a HIV prevalence of 5.4%. Family planning services access is at 13%. The maternal mortality rate is 531 per 100,000 which the infant mortality rate is at 121 per 1000 birth.

Projects WADADIA implements in this county:

WADADIA implements the Action on Fistula and youth empowerment programs in Vihiga County.