LVCT's Blood Safety Programme

LVCT offers both financial and technical support to two blood safety partners namely Bloodlink foundation and Bloodlife Initiative Kenya 

Bloodlink Foundation

Bloodlink Foundation (BLF) is a non-profit charitable trust established in 2004 and...

Quick Facts about Blood Donation

Quick facts on blood and blood donation

  1. There is no substitute for human blood.
  2. The shelf life of blood is 30 days.
  3. An average adult between the age of 16-65years, in good health and weigh over 50kg is fit to donate blood ,however one can...

The Blood Donation Process

  • Donating is entirely safe and confidential. Adults have between 5-6 litres of blood in their body and after donating, the body replaces lost fluid within a matter of hours and cellular content within 2-3 weeks. In fact, when giving blood, the...

FAQs about Blood Donation

Why donate blood?

Blood is the part of life that is given to those who need it by those who have the resource to satisfy the need. The love of fellow human and a desire to share something of oneself is what singles out a blood donor from the...

Kenya National Blood Transfusion Services

The Kenya National Blood Transfusion Services (NBTS) was established in Kenya by the Ministry of Health, and entrusted with the responsibility of managing the Blood collection and transfusion in Kenya. NBTS is situated in Nairobi, with six...