Educate 150 Orphaned Teenage Kenyan Mothers

 
$30,138
$0
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Remaining

Summary

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.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $30,138

Funding Information

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.

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Thanks to 439 donors like you, a total of $30,138 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Organization

Project Leader

Gichuki Francis

Executive Officer
Kitale, Kenya

Where is this project located?

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