Empower Maasai Girls in Kenya

 
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We're collecting stories from the actual people who benefit from the projects on GlobalGiving to identify problems and potential solutions. Here are some of the stories that we've collected from communities that have benefited from projects similar to this one. Learn more.

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

School Dropouts

By a female, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of School dropouts We were young we could go to school in large number both the boys and girls but amazingly only few could finish majority were dropping out of school especially the girls could drop out and get married this issue increase the level of illetaracy in the community and in the entire nation,this issue was adressed and both the parents and teacher agreed to solve the problem,the government also through the area chiefs and education personelle also work their ways out to ensure the pupils finished their education and proceeded on the high levels of education to ensure better life in future. Read more.
Related to project keywords: dropping school, chiefs, boys girls, work, go school

The Girls Must Be Treated Well

By a female, under 16 years old, in Transzoia East, Kenya
Map of THE GIRLS MUST BE TREATED WELL It once happened in our community that one of the elders of the nandi wanted to change the way of of the girls.The girls were ususally decriminated in all the ways.This man called kiprotich was really feeling pity for the girls.They were denied to go to school yet it was their right. The girls were forced early marriages so that their parents could receive dowry which saw as something important than educating their girls.He introduce and organization was kenya girls must lead(K.G.M.U) This organization was started in 1989 but nowadays the organisation has fail;ed. The girls are really suffering but the organization helped some girls to learn and benefit from it. Read more.
Related to project keywords: educating girls, dowry, denied, parents, go school

Hiv Anti-stigma Campaign

By a male, in Kakamega North, Kenya
Map of HIV anti-stigma campaign Through support from CPDA National Aids Control Council (NACC) will be implementing a one year project to reduce HIV/AIDs-related stigma and discrimination in weatern kenya regions to increase acceptance of individuals and their families living with and affected by HIV/AIDs. This is based on the findings that stigma and discrimination associated with HIV/AIDs is the greatest barrier to preventing further infections. Providing adequate care support and treatment and minimising impact. Read more.
Related to project keywords: acceptance, preventing, kenya, hiv, reduce

Child Abuse

By a female, under 16 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of Child abuse Most of the children in country have been abused by their guardian and parents. This has lead to children to drop out of schools. Many boys goes to street to pick plastics and metal. Many boys are dropping out of school because their guardians have abused their right ti have education. Their some of them who wants to go to school but they does not have one who can educate them. Our government should build more schools so that they can build enough schools for them. Every child has a right to be educated. Read more.
Related to project keywords: dropping school, parents, go school, boys, educate

Controlling The Spread Of Hiv In Uganda

By a male, 31-45 years old, in Rakai, Uganda
Map of CONTROLLING THE SPREAD OF HIV IN UGANDA AIDS control /programme works under the ministry of health to control the spread of HIV/AIDS. ACP has senstised people all the ways HIV and AIDS can be passed from one person to another. It has taught people all the protective measures to avoid HIV and AIDS. It has also provided condoms to prevent unnecessary pregnancies and AIDS in particular to reduce on HIV multiplication in the body. Read more.
Related to project keywords: spread hiv, provided, reduce, taught, prevent

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Zara Bott-Goins

Washington, DC United States

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