Build Healthy Futures: Support Health in Schools


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Availing Quality Health Services

By a female, 22-30 years old, in Wakiso, Uganda
Map of Availing quality health services Putting in mind most Ugandans are confined in poverty lives makes them unable to access quality medical attention.This is the time in mayuge district scot constructed an hospital aiming at enabling HIV/AIDS patients access health services however this has not only benefited the HIV/AIDS patients but also the entire community at large. Read more.
Related to project keywords: health services, access health, quality health, access quality, time

Speak Out

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi Kibera, Kenya
Map of Speak out Sports is a way of keeping someone buoy. Beside this,also it is good for one's physical and psychological well being. Many people have found hard to achieve this due to lack of proper training facilities like playing grounds,bills etc. To solve this Karolina for Kibera organised tournaments for the youths of Kibera they can now spend most of their time playing football instead of taking drags. This move has positive transformation to thousands of unemployed youths. They have discovered their talents and developed a sense of self discovery. Read more.
Related to project keywords: spend time, sense, transformation, speak, physical

Stretching A Hand

By a female, 16-21 years old, in Kisauni, Mombasa
Map of Stretching a hand It was those days when one sits down and thank God for everything and nothing one has. A certain family doing the holiday vacation that decided instead of taking a tour of relaxation from all the hard-work and stress of work and education, should try to stretch hands to help the ones who need us most:the old who arfe sometimes left by their loved ones in their time of need. Should spend quality time together, decided to provide for them food, clothes, help in washing their beddings, homes and hear the life history which helps one to discover how important they mean into our lives. Actually, the old are very interesting, educative people in our lives since they worn, advice and direct on how one should their lives morally upright. It was very inspiring and motivating to spend time with them. They never regret the important time spend with them as they felt that there are people who care for them. Read more.
Related to project keywords: spend time, stress, direct, lives, work

Early Pregnancy Among School Going

By a female, 16-21 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of Early pregnancy among school going Society is where people are born and bred while schools are consinderd training centers. Many people though fail to school for education hence end up being unwanted in the society. These has led to many school dropouts due to early pregnancy, school going to the children as young as (12)Years get pregnnant before maturity hence cannot raise the childrenas they are required. Western Kenya has seen to put down has seen to the problem problem lets the . This is therefore need to put the vice to stopby educating and guiding on the activitiesthey can constructively engage in for their produc future just as the campaign currently by the Mot. Read more.
Related to project keywords: school education, guiding, centers, get, future

Develop And To Be Health

By a female, 31-45 years old, in Masaka, Uganda
Map of Develop and to be health Rakai health scince projects improve people's standards of living by provides health care about people and teaching about HIV/AIDS positive or negative.And those peoploe who are decided to circumsice to avoid disease like AIDS /HIV. They helped by process where by the counsellor helps another individual for example a client in emotional problems to find the most appropriate solution to the problem or to cope with the problem. Read more.
Related to project keywords: health care, appropriate, emotional, problem, problems

No Surrender

By a male, 31-45 years old, in Kakamega County, Kenya
Map of NO SURRENDER Due to economic challenge in this region of west Kenya and low networking in terms of bringing people together ,many things as been experienced among this drug addiction among youth and many small girls dropping out of school due to pregnancies. As aclub we've come up with a tangible solution that will see some of many girls go back t o school and continue with their curricurrum,among this training them on how to defence themselves in-case of danger such as rape impact them with skills and technic advice and initiate value knowledge on natural eating. Read more.
Related to project keywords: dropping school, bringing, eating, youth, see

Women In Leadership

By a female, 16-21 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of Women in leadership They say educate a girl and you'll have educated an entire village.Elect a woman and you'll be electing a solid leader.We were being given a lecture by non other than Wangari Maathai the nobel laureati for Enviroment. Prof. Wangari Mathai was advocating for the electing of women leadership at every level of governance so that affirmative action may be seen since the enactment of the new constitution it had to be implemented. This is what made me become passionate about leadership running for the youth representative in kakamega would see me put important issues facing women addressed urgently. Read more.
Related to project keywords: advocating, implemented, leadership, youth, see

Corruption Has Lend Pollution Of Environment

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of Corruption has lend pollution of environment They is a person of environment in the county.The environment is a part of beautification and encourage good air.Since kenya is facing poverty and hack job.It led to cutting of trees for firewood because of economic high gone up.People being landless because their is a lot of corruption among politicians who do not have mercy for poor population of land misuse public resource. The organisation decided to educate people and supportive policy and cleaning peace walker for government to hear voice of people.provide the funds by creating class making different item to get income. Read more.
Related to project keywords: policy, transforming, voice, poor, provide

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Project Leader

Kyle Taylor

Outreach and Engagement Associate
Washington, DC United States

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