150 teenage mothers go back to school and develop their careers, start small business and be great, empowered women. We are also providing a safe children centre for the teenage mothers.
What is the issue, problem, or challenge?
5.5 million Girls between 15 and 19 years give birth annually in sub-Saharan Africa. 62% estimated mothers in sub-Sahara Africa are between ages 15- 19. In Kenya Poverty and deprivation are major factors contributing to teenage pregnancy. More school girls submit to early sex in exchange of money. 'We are helping orphaned teenage mothers to live their dream again through access to education, business and provision of care centre for their children' Gichuki Francis, Executive Director.
How will this project solve this problem?
Provide loans to women to start business and provide child care services, nutrition and healthcare.
Potential Long Term Impact
This project helps 150 orphaned teenage mothers to get education and develop their careers thus increase their income to support their children , families and positively influence the society to value girls.
Total Funding Received to Date: $30,138
This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.
Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $30,138 . The original project funding goal was $30,000.