News and Media

News and Media

SAYING GOODBYE AND CONGRATULATIONS

July 2019

Posted by on Jul 29, 2019 in news | Comments Off on SAYING GOODBYE AND CONGRATULATIONS

Two of our Valvisions Scholars finally said goodbye to Thogoto Teachers Training college on the 25th of this month. They have completed their studies and their 2 years in college. They have had a hectic 3 months completing their teaching practice and sitting through their exams.

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GIVING BACK

July 2019

Posted by on Jul 15, 2019 in news | Comments Off on GIVING BACK

Giving back to our community helps boost both social interactions and the feeling of ‘having supportive neighbors’ within the community. It also helps boost ‘the givers’ self esteem and promotes a desire to give back more.

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Social Media and Technology

July 2019

Posted by on Jul 8, 2019 in news | Comments Off on Social Media and Technology

Social media has created a lot of anxiety among the youth and lowers the self-esteem of those that do not have access to it. When teenagers from the city go to visit their friends in the villages during the school holidays, they intimidate them with their cool phones, iPads, cameras, and other electronic devices.

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Counseling for the Girls

July 2019

Posted by on Jul 1, 2019 in news | Comments Off on Counseling for the Girls

We have been offering counseling and guidance in our Choice Club meetings to the girls we mentor. We have also extended the services to other girls who are not part of the Choice Club, but who are also facing challenges that need addressing. 

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Children’s Rights

June 2019

Posted by on Jun 24, 2019 in news | Comments Off on Children’s Rights

Despite there being rights that protect children, many of them still suffer great injustices. Many have no access to education; they are forced into child labor, early marriages, and easily exploited by some of the people that have been entrusted to their care.

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Teachers’ Role in the Classroom

June 2019

Posted by on Jun 17, 2019 in news | Comments Off on Teachers’ Role in the Classroom

After reviewing the reports, we received from the counselors who managed the counseling sessions at the different schools, it is evident that the students need teachers and parents who are willing to go an extra mile to give them attention and to seek out those who need special help.

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Abusive Marriages

June 2019

Posted by on Jun 10, 2019 in news | Comments Off on Abusive Marriages

Since the year began, we have witnessed several gender-based murders. Many young women and girls have been killed. Most of the deaths are the result of either love gone sour or domestic violence. A few of the women who survived the domestic violence were questioned.

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Menstrual Hygiene

June 2019

Posted by on Jun 3, 2019 in news | Comments Off on Menstrual Hygiene

Menstrual Hygiene Day was celebrated on 28th May.  Girls have been known to miss school because they cannot afford sanitary towels. The use of old clothes, wearing of multiple underwear, cotton wool, and the use of toilet paper has been the trend with girls and women who do not have access to sanitary towels.

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