Read about the Compassion Project, a project that empowers families with small-business training, provision of anti-retroviral drugs and medical support in order to fight the impact of HIV/AIDS.
Congratulations to Stella Amojong, Ashoka fellow and Program Coordinator of ATM, for being one of the people highlighted in the new book "Our Time is Now" produced by the International Youth Foundation.
"Our Time is Now: Young People Changing the World" is a book that highlights over thirty young people who are taking action to improve their communities.
Here is an excerpt from Stella's profile:
Stella Amojong, Kenya
Alarmed by rising rates of teenage pregnancy in the city of Eldoret where she lives, Stella, 29, founded the Advocates for Teenage Mothers Youth Group (ATM) in 2003. ATM works to enhance reproductive health education in schools, while advocating the importance of reproductive health education and promoting women’s rights to government officials, teachers, parents, and the public at large.
More information about "Our Time is Now" can be found at: