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November Highlights

November 30, 2020

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Every parent/ guardian/ caregiver / teacher wants a child that has in them the desire to excel in life, to be the next leader in society, a person of repute. A child who is morally upright, respectable and shows concern for others is every parent’s delight.  Being focused is undoubtedly going to make the child feel more positive and controlled in their life. Knowing what’s important in their life will be the seed that will determine where the girls end up. The skill is in being committed to achieving their goals.

In the month of November, we concentrated a lot of effort on visiting the girls in Form 4 at the various schools where we offer mentorship and life skills. The idea was to help the girls cope with challenges at school after being home for so long, abruptly being asked to resume studies, and having to adopt to a new lifestyle of wearing masks, sanitizing and keeping social distance in order to avoid contracting and spreading the Covid 19 virus. As expected, there were a lot of challenges. The teachers were having a hard time convincing the students to keep their masks on. The majority refused to wear them, and the teachers had to use harsh measures to enforce the rules. Teenage pregnancies rose during the long holiday;

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Hope Amidst Despair

November 23, 2020

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We have been visiting the schools where we offer our mentorship classes and encouraging the Form Four students as they get ready to sit their exams next year in March.

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Environmental Issues Affecting Schools In The Slums

November 16, 2020

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Poor drainage, flowing sewage, decomposing garbage, animal and human waste, that is a picture of what the slums look like on a normal day. When it rains, the situation is made worse. The current rainfall has caused havoc in the country.

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Sowing Seeds Of Love

November 9, 2020

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Kindness can mean different things to different people. Some will define it as being friendly, considerate, doing for others, and being generous among other things. Some definitions say it is treating people like you want to be treated yourself.

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New Normal Way Of Life

November 2, 2020

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We started our Choice Club activities last week by visiting Kimuka School. It was a happy reunion with the Form 4 Class after 7 months of disruption due to the Covid pandemic. The girls were in high spirits and were as excited to see us as we were to see them.

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Back To School

October 26, 2020

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The government has ordered all the Form 4, Standard 8 and Standard 4 classes to resume physical learning. The rest of the classes will probably resume next year. The group that resumed is critical as regards the academic calendar because these students have final exams coming up at the beginning of next year.

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International Day Of The Girl Child

October 19, 2020

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The International Day of the Girl Child focuses attention on the need to address the challenges girls face and to promote girls’ empowerment and the fulfilment of their human rights. Girls are breaking boundaries and barriers posed by stereotypes and exclusion, including those directed at children with disabilities, and those living in marginalized communities.

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Early Pregnancies And Back To School

October 12, 2020

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On a Wednesday afternoon, we met with a group of girls from Ongata Rongai and had a discussion about early pregnancies and back-to-school challenges.

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