Supplies for Baby Buggy Fatherhood Initiative

 
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Note: These stories talk about the same issues that this project addresses, but are not necessarily about this specific project.

Steering Innovation

By a female, 31-45 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of STEERING INNOVATION It is good that the youth Action Group in its formation child factor in the gender factor, to include both men and women. I am a lady to be honest, i have really benefited from my membership here. When we are together, there seems to be some warmth that steers us into an environment of making money. As youth we have been able to generate workable ideas that worked into action have in turn carried us and our families from poverty to stability. My family used to be in need and in despair. My Joining Youth Action Group in 2009 gave inipetus to the approach of issues, health and hope of my attitude and perception. I am more innovative and productive as empowered by this group initiative. GRACE SHICHELE. Read more.
Related to project keywords: family need, factor, empowered, hope, families

Initiative Development Through Health Support Product.

By a female, 31-45 years old, in Mumias/butere, Kenya
Map of INITIATIVE DEVELOPMENT THROUGH HEALTH SUPPORT PRODUCT. I am Isabela Manyasa,the purchase manager of Vision Packers enterprise,a sole proprietorship business located in Mumias town.It is operational within the boarders of Kakamega County.The premise of this idea lingers on development of the community with an aim of utilizing the local materials.we have nicely ventured into the processing of PEANUT and SIMSIM butter so as to come up with good health support products to individuals.We started this development in 2008 and have seen it claw its way on as we realize significant land mark achievement both as the members and to the community at large.I am only too glad that the society is continuously drawing benefits from the corporal society activities of VISION PACKERS.We offer employment opportunities to young unemployed people on temporary basis which has greatly reduced malpractices in society such as theft,drug abuse etc. We hope we will be lucky to get sponsors to assist us realize the future plans we have such as starting community activities including football,volleyball,bodaboda competitions as a way of promoting talents. Read more.
Related to project keywords: significant, purchase, benefits, hope, initiative

Helping The Needy To Build Their Standards Of Living

By a female, 16-21 years old, in Rakai, Uganda
Map of HELPING THE NEEDY TO BUILD THEIR STANDARDS OF LIVING This organisation came in place to help people improve on their standars of living through providing them with jobs to those who had or what to do. helping children to avoid the eight killer disease providing them with seeds in order to fight aainst famine and to provide them with animals and birds such as chicken to fight against poverty and the poor to be fed on some of those products to improve on their balanced diet and to have healthy lives most especially the elders and the young children and those without help. But all those people of time bat after 2 months no9thing was done which made the people to become annoyed and thrertened that organisation very much because of their promises which were not fulfilled. And another thing which made the people annoyed is that they had told people to form groups and to open up accounts in Banks and they told them if you do not do so nothing you will get. But people gought tooth to tooth to make sure that everything is completed because of this people were highly in need of hel. But all in all nothing they got and yet they had spent alot of money through opening up account and other things which made them very, very much annoyed. Read more.
Related to project keywords: children time, poor, need, provide, improve

Helping Poor Children

By a male, 22-30 years old,
Map of Helping poor children Orphans and vulnerable children in lleho region of kakamega were visited about a month earlier by two organisations namely EDDO and WSF.WSF in partnership with EDDO help these children. They in the process provided educational support materials to ease the burden to their guardians. The process was successful since the children obtained things like uniforms, books, pens and many other form of materials to help them in the schools. Those children are actually happy for that initiative. Read more.
Related to project keywords: ease, educational, two, support, initiative

Family Planning

By a female, 22-30 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of Family planning A system of giving birth to many children has served as a major contributor to poverty.Due to the many children in the poverty stricken areas, generally bringing up many mouths for feeding poor to the less food available.lack of enough food leads to such suffering among the poor.This mode of living had been witnessed on a much wider scope in my community.In addressing and en lighting the people on the same,on organisation named Aphia 2 visited my home area.They educated people on the need of giving birth to few children hence reducing cases of poverty.Family planning methods were communicated effectively to the people who seemed to embrace the initiative positively.currently the trend is turning on a well good road.poverty has reduced since people did adhere to the reaching. Read more.
Related to project keywords: embrace, poor, need, poverty, initiative

Family Planning

By a female, 22-30 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of FAMILY PLANNING A system of giving birth to many children has served as a major contributor to poverty. due to the many children in the poverty stricken areas, generally bring up many mouths for feeding poor to the less food available. lack of enough food leads to much suffering among the poor. the mode of living had been witnessed on a much wider scope in my community. in addressing and enlightening the people on the same, an organization named Aphia II visited my home area. they educated people on the need of giving birth to few children hence reduce cases of poverty. family planning methods were communicated effectively to the people who seemed to embrace the initiative positively. currently the trend is turning on a well good road. poverty has reduced since people did adhere to the teachings. Read more.
Related to project keywords: embrace, poor, need, poverty, initiative

Poverty Eradiction

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of POVERTY ERADICTION In Africa the major prostem that hinder development of nations at large is the level of poverty in the countries. This is because in all countries in Africa sixty five percent of the population are poor and this mostly is due to lack of employment due to lack of education or the low level of education in the country. In Kibera the US Embassy launched a program to eradicate poverty by empowering the poor economic wise by financial training then starting businesses for the communities. Read more.
Related to project keywords: poor, poverty, financial, five, major
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Organization

The Baby Buggy, Inc.

New York, New York, United States
http://www.babybuggy.org

Project Leader

Laurel West

Program Director
New York, New York United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Supplies for Baby Buggy Fatherhood Initiative