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News and Media

Fistula Awareness

June 29, 2020

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As the world marked another day of Fistula Awareness on May 23rd, many women had their chance to celebrate their triumph and tribulation over their experiences with fistula; others didn’t get a chance to step past their doorsteps because of the stench from their bodies~ the shame kept them from having a smile on their face.

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International Day Of The African Child

June 22, 2020

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This day is celebrated on the 16h of June every year. Children the world over are a vulnerable group and a lot needs to be done to protect them. The world has changed, in the past especially in Africa, a child belonged to the whole community. Any adult was deemed safe enough to take care of a child when the parents were away, or to discipline them when they erred without necessarily seeking the permission of the parents. In return, the children knew that they had many eyes watching, and so they behaved appropriately.

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Teaching By Example

June 15, 2020

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Maria, a brilliant, young girl from the Masai community is a member of our Choice Club Mentorship Program. Maria lives in Narok with her parents and eight other siblings. We singled Maria out from the rest of the club members because she always has a kind word to say after the club meetings and is quick to contribute to the topic of the day.

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Uncertainties And Scholarship Update

June 8, 2020

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We are planning to visit our girls in Pokot, so we can give them moral support. We cannot help but pray they will remain calm amid the uncertainties we are experiencing in Kenya and, in Africa, in general. The current updates are that schools will remain closed until September. The children will lose a whole school term, and the teachers will remain home, most of them without an income. The balance of life will be affected; the uncertainty that Covid-19 will have on the populace is, most likely, going to be felt for a very long time. Other than the candidate classes, all other students will have to repeat a class.

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Emergencies Due To Covid19

June 1, 2020

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Today is a public holiday in Kenya; we are celebrating Madaraka Day (Independence Day). It has been 57 years since we attained internal self-government. Madaraka Day is the day we celebrate our freedom. Unlike previous years where there were bright colors and pomp displayed at the celebrations, today the activities were significantly minimized due to the impact of Covid 19.

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Gearing Up For School Re-Opening

May 25, 2020

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This past week we managed to get a special pass that allowed us to visit Njabini school. Despite there being restrictions on movement, we were allowed to pass the police barrier, which was a great relief after being indoors for almost three months. We met with the Director and the Principle of Njabini school and were able to deliver the career chart and pin it up on the school wall.

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Appreciating Teachers

May 18, 2020

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The lockdown has been extended for another 14 days; this means schools will not resume until June, that is, if things get better. It is a tough time for students having to stay at home and follow the curfew restrictions. Many are being caught flaunting the curfew guidelines and are sent on quarantine for 14 days at their own cost, stressing their parents who are already feeling the pressure of having the kids at home.

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Men Are From Mars; Women Are From Venus

May 12, 2020

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Pain changes a person; it makes them trust less, overthink more, and shut people out. Women, hurt by men over the years, have asked this question repeatedly: ‘What does it take to make a relationship with a man actually work?’

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