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Demystifying Fgm Myths

October 5, 2020

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Girls who are not circumcised in communities that practice FGM are deemed to be immature and are treated as outcasts in the family and community, at large. The lie is that they will not get suitors in the future, and if they get pregnant, their babies will be a sign of a bad omen.

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Self-Evaluation Questionnaire

September 28, 2020

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Today we had an outing with thirty-one girls from two informal settlements. The girls were happy to meet up again, and even more excited to be grouped up with other teenagers in their age group. We had an ice breaker which included the girls introducing themselves, sharing where they go to school and what class they are in as well as the name of their community.

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Feedback On Self Love

September 21, 2020

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We received positive and encouraging feedback from our discussions with the girls in the clubs we’ve formed. A group of 5 girls came together this week and underwent a self-evaluation session.

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Girl Support Clubs

September 15, 2020

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Finding someone to confide in and to tell their most innermost thoughts to- is something most girls lack, especially those living in the informal settlements. Valvisions intends to pat the girls on their backs and say: “We believe in you and want to offer you the space and understanding to change your life for the better.”

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September 7, 2020

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The month of August was mostly spent outdoors with different groups of girls from informal settlements in Nairobi. We engaged in various activities like nature walks which the girls found very insightful; they were really at ease outdoors such that opening up to their issues was easier for them.

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Arboretum Gardens

August 31, 2020

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Zumba is a fun way to exercise and keep healthy. It involves a lot of dance and music, so it appeals to many, especially the youth. Valvisions Foundation Kenya has been engaging teenagers from different walks of life to fun outdoor activities throughout the month of August. Being outdoors promotes curiosity, creativity, and critical thinking.

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Oloolua Nature Trail

August 24, 2020

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Enjoying a breath of fresh air in the beautiful serene Oloolua Forest. This was with a group of girls from Bangladesh slum in the outcasts of Nairobi city. The slum was nicknamed Bangladesh by unknown people. The walk in Oloolua was fun and memorable.

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Ngong Hills Hike

August 17, 2020

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As we set out with a group of 14 teenagers to climb the Ngong Hills, there was so much excitement in the air coming from the trainer, ourselves, and the teenagers! Unlike Karura Forest which does not have steep hills, Ngong Hills is very tedious and not for the faint hearted.

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