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Report On Women Only Village Visit

October 2018

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Highlights from Our Visit to the Woman Only Village:

We had been looking forward to visiting an all-woman visit for some time.  Finally, on October 10th, the day arrived, and we went to see what we would see.

All the women at the village have been cut, the oldest woman is around 80 years old, the youngest is 17 years old.

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Community Service

September 2018

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Every so often we encourage the girls we mentor to carry out acts of service towards their families, relatives and the greater community. Most of the girls at Kimuka school live in homesteads with their extended families; they are brought up by the community, so to say.

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Dealing with Abuse

September 2018

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Girls often endure abuse in relationships with boys, and sadly most of them do not recognize that they are in abusive relationships, and this trend carries on into marriage later in life. It is very important for girls to have healthy relationships. They must know how to handle themselves in the presence of boys and young men. Healthy relationships are very key for every growing youth.

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Kimuka School Choice Club

September 2018

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The meeting at Kimuka school went very well. It was good to see the club members after the holiday break. It is always interesting to hear what they did during the holidays. They usually have a lot to tell and the meeting gets very exciting. Some spoke of visiting their grandmothers in the village and helping with fetching water, carrying firewood, cooking and helping in the garden. Some visited their relatives in other towns, and the rest stayed home and helped with house chores.

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Public Knowledge as to FGM

September 2018

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We met a certain lady at the airport in October last year when we had gone to visit our son in college in USA.  We began talking, and she asked me what we do. I told her about Valvisions Foundation and the passion we have towards the eradication of FGM and education of the girl child. She was very sad to hear that FGM is still widely practiced in Africa, and the effect it has on the lives of young children, and women. She said she had read about it somewhere but never really met someone who has worked with such girls.

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Choice Club resumes in September

August 2018

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The girls closed school on the 25th, and they are all safely back home. They had an intense three weeks of study and are now getting ready to resume teaching practice in their various schools.

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Visit to Stemak Gardens

August 2018

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A scholarship girl is very grateful to hear that she will receive a Valvisions scholarship to College, she was so happy to hear the news and asked that we convey her sincere gratitude to Valvisions. She will join college in December when the rest of the girls resume their classes.

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Teachers Service Commission

August 2018

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Classes are ongoing at Thogoto and our girls are busy learning. We talked to them each separately over the week. This term the girls will get registered with the Teachers Service Commission (TSC). This organization was established under the Constitution of Kenya to manage Human Resource within the education sector. It is based in Nairobi with offices in all of the 47 counties. Once the girls receive a registration number, they will be recognized by the body and that is the number they will quote when applying for jobs.

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