Educate 150 Orphaned Teenage Kenyan Mothers

 
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  • Educate 150 Orphaned Teenage Kenyan Mothers posted a progress report
    Sexual education offered
    By - Gichuki Francis - Execcutive Director
    Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 YOUNG GIRLS EMPOWERMENT FORUM ON EARLY MARRIAGES, PREGNANCIES AND SEXUAL...
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  • Educate 150 Orphaned Teenage Kenyan Mothers has received 125 donations
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  • Educate 150 Orphaned Teenage Kenyan Mothers has been marked as funded. They raised a total of $30,038 from an original funding goal of $30,000!
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  • Educate 150 Orphaned Teenage Kenyan Mothers posted a progress report
    Over 200 Lives Touched and Transformed
    By - Gichuki Francis - Executive Director
    Our project has become a beckon of hope for these girls who the community had neglected and condemned just because they had become mothers at the tender age of 15 years or below. ‘I did not know that to do with my life after I discovered that I was pregnant. I knew my life is now wasted and my dream shuttered....
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  • Educate 150 Orphaned Teenage Kenyan Mothers posted a progress report
    Secondary Education at Last for Centrine Nafula
    By - Gichuki Francis - Executive Director
    16th February 2012, will remain a memorable day for Centrine Nafula . This is the day she finally carried her school bag in school uniform to Join Geta Secondary School. Centrine is the only girl in a family of six the rest are boys all who are being brought up by a single mother.   She is 17 years old.  More...
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  • Educate 150 Orphaned Teenage Kenyan Mothers posted a progress report
    Best Moments
    By - Gichuki Francis - Executive Director
    We at TYSA are very grateful for the continued support that you have continually offered to the girls in the community. We asked them to define their best moments in 2011 and we report it as they said it: Felister Akirapa- Am happy that Ojilo has helped me to know soccer and now am a good player. Betty...
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  • Educate 150 Orphaned Teenage Kenyan Mothers posted a progress report
    Holiday Well Spent!
    By - Gichuki Francis - Executive Director
    As shared in our last report, we did organize the December Holiday Play sessions which was to mark the 10th anniversary of our organization. This brought all the programs, stakeholders and partners together. This was one of the most exciting activities that TYSA has organized in the recent past. It was an event that lasted...
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  • Educate 150 Orphaned Teenage Kenyan Mothers posted a progress report
    December Holiday Play
    By - Gichuki Francis - Executive Director
      ‘My two daughters Knight and Grace participate in the Holiday play events organized at TYSA. This has helped them to manage their holiday time well and they learn life skills. Before TYSA set up this holiday play event, my daughters used to be idle and often conflict was the order of the day. Today, I am very...
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  • Educate 150 Orphaned Teenage Kenyan Mothers posted a progress report
    Grace,Lilian & Mercy Needs Your Help
    By - Gichuki Francis - Executive Director
    Dear Friend, We have recently used  $800 to help Grace to undergo a heart treatment.  Thanks to your help, she underwent successful heart valve correction.  Grace is now recovering and feeling well.   Your contribution helped Grace get access to a lifesaving procedure she would not be able to afford...
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  • Educate 150 Orphaned Teenage Kenyan Mothers posted a progress report
    Jacinter takes up peer education role
    By - Gichuki Francis - Executive Director
    LOVE VERSUS EDUCATION You have a deep gut feeling about someone, a girl or a boy. But at the same time you want to work hard in your education, Mambo eh?  (Issues ee!) Many of us are trapped in this situation, we love our education but we equally love our friends that we do not want to let it go. How can we handle...
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  • Educate 150 Orphaned Teenage Kenyan Mothers has received 137 donations
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  • Educate 150 Orphaned Teenage Kenyan Mothers posted a progress report
    Mss Grace Heart valve has failed; She Counts on You!
    By - Gichuki Francis - Executive Director
    Miss Grace Heart valve failure; She Counts on You! Donate NOW! At the age of 12, Grace underwent a heart surgery to correct a heart valve dysfunction. The local community and friend came together to support the surgery. Grace recovered and continued with her education, and Last year, she completed her Kenya Secondary...
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  • Educate 150 Orphaned Teenage Kenyan Mothers posted a progress report
    Girls Learn their sexuality
    By - Gichuki Francis - Executive Director
    Geta Secondary School emerged top in the TYSA Wasichana Tunaweza (Girls We Can) Open Soccer tournament played at the TYSA sports ground in Sinyereri over the weekend. Geta beat Kapsara 6 nil, before thrashing Bishop Muge 3 Nil. In the finals Geta beat St. Teresa Sinyereri 3 Nil. 9 secondary schools participated. Read other...
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  • Educate 150 Orphaned Teenage Kenyan Mothers posted a progress report
    Innovation at Mothers’ Day Celebrations
    By - Gichuki Francis - Executive Director
    Innovation at Mothers’ Day Celebrations. It was not business as usual in the Musemwa and Makindu Village in Sinyereri Location, Trans-nzoia County in Kenya. For the first time, mothers and Teenage mothers had an opportunity to share their memories together. It was fun and pomp and they engaged in sports and round...
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  • Educate 150 Orphaned Teenage Kenyan Mothers posted a progress report
    Completed Secondary Education at Last!
    By - Gichuki Francis - Executive Director
    When the post election violence struck in Kenya, things changed  for Ann. Her education was put in jeopardy. Her dream of completing her education was  in doubt. Ann could not comprehend the situation at that time. The parents were separated by the ethnic tension. To date, Ann stays with her mother in a market...
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  • Educate 150 Orphaned Teenage Kenyan Mothers posted a progress report
    Girls inspired by a unique experience
    By - Gichuki Francis - Executive Director
    Adolescent girls in the rural areas rarely get an opportunity to learn about their sexuality. Lots of myths are created about sexuality which often leads to early pregnancy, marriage   and school dropout. Young girls are particularly vulnerable as they are often neglected by the families and community. Community...
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  • Educate 150 Orphaned Teenage Kenyan Mothers posted a progress report
    Girls Inspired by Camp
    By - Gichuki Francis - Executive Director
    Adolescent girls and boys in the rural areas rarely get an opportunity to learn about their sexuality. Lots of myths are created about sexuality which often leads to early pregnancy, marriage and school dropout. Young girls are particularly vulnerable as they are often neglected by the families and community. Community...
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  • Educate 150 Orphaned Teenage Kenyan Mothers posted a progress report
    Project Feted!
    By - Gichuki Francis - Excutive Director
    Key achievements of the Girls Project UN MDG Award Winning Project: The girls Project emerged top in the inaugural UN MDG award 2010 in achieving the Millennium Development Goal No. 3: promoting gender equity and women empowerment. This shows that the project has a had great impact in the lives of the girls in the community...
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  • Educate 150 Orphaned Teenage Kenyan Mothers posted a progress report
    TYSA WINS MILLENIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS AWARD
    By - Gichuki Francis - Executive Director
    TYSA WINS MILLENIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS AWARD IN KENYA TYSA emerged top on Inaugural Millennium Development Goal No. 3: Promoting gender equality and empowering women. The MDGs Trust Fund Kenya was the main organizer of this event which was held on 10th September 2010 at the National Museum of Kenya. Other partners include;...
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  • Educate 150 Orphaned Teenage Kenyan Mothers has received 142 donations
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  • Educate 150 Orphaned Teenage Kenyan Mothers posted a progress report
    University is the next stage for Mercy!
    By - Gichuki Francis - Executive Director
    Mercy Next Level Mercy Ipara traces her quest for Higher Education in 2008. It was here when she first interacted with TYSA. She has never looked back since then. Today, her smiles tell it all! University is her next step. Mercy, a first born daughter of a teen mother, has gone through good and bad times. ‘It has not...
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    Money Promoting Early Marriages.
    There were this 5 girls in class six from a local primary school who liked to chew sugarcane so much during break time, they always had money and always bought sweets all the time. I asked one girl from the same class with them and asked them where they got the money from and she told me that their boyfriends give them and... Read more »
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  • Educate 150 Orphaned Teenage Kenyan Mothers posted a progress report
    Matching Day- 16th June
    By - Gichuki Francis - Executive Director
    Matching Day - June 16 On June 16, GlobalGiving is matching at 50% all online donations up to $1,000 per donor per project! This is great chance to increase our project impact. With some little extra resources; more school fees, feeding and clothing children and start income generating projects. Mark this day and...
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    The Disabled
    He was always at home locked in the house, he was physically disabled and his family did not want him to be seen in public, a little boy from TYSA came and saw him one day and reported the matter to the TYSA c.e.o. .He was given a wheel chair and taken to a special school.
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    Ihad a friend ever since primary school,we used to be great allies but weseparated when each of us went to different secondary schools but unfortunatelyshe got pregnant and dropped out of school. I used to encourage her not to giveupin life since that was not the end of her life.I encouraged her and shejoined TYSA where we... Read more »
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    Soap Making.
    250 teenage mothers have been trained on how to make different kinds of soap using locally available resources by TYSA as means of generating income.
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    Wasted Opportunities
    After completing her primary education, she got pregnant and gave birth and she had to drop out of school but through global giving,TYSA took her and sent her to a polytechnic. After 8 months of studying, she got bored with school and run away and got married.
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    Tyser
    Transcribed by HotSun
    I like to tell you about story of tyser how they help me.One is to encourage me like a girl that I can do what even boys do. You nowthat encouragement is too better that you can feel that you are like otherpeople.Two they encourage girl who they drop school because of beenpregnant.they tell them you have to go back school... Read more »
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    Dandora Dump Site
    A community center where boys refer to teenage mothers as Dandora dumpsite, because they give out their bodies and lose their beauty after giving birth. Through the support of global giving ,TYSA brought these teenage mothers together and do participatory activities like singing ,reciting poems, doing income generating... Read more »
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    In Search For Peace.
    She packed her belongings and left her home in the middle of the night. We later found out that she left with a neighbors shamba boy. The reason for her living was that her father beats her up, calls her names and threatens her life with death, it is now four years since she left and she hasnt returned. Sources say that she... Read more »
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    Help School Dropouts
    Transcribed by HotSun Foundation
    The (TYSA) organization helps the youths who dropped out of school due to early pregnancies and lack of funds. It helps in eradicating illiteracy in the community.
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  • Educate 150 Orphaned Teenage Kenyan Mothers posted a progress report
    Children of Teen mothers enjoy safe space at TYSA
    By - Gichuki Francis - Executive Director
    Children enjoy safe space at tysa Every weekend, over 10 teen mothers' children come with their parents to the sports or training programme. This was not possible a few years ago before this project started. ' I used to fear and feel shy carrying my baby to the sports or meetings. The boys used to tease me and say that I...
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    School appreciate TYSA efforts in Educating Girls
    By - Gichuki Francis - Executive Director
    School appreciate TYSA efforts in educating Girls Four years ago, there was no secondary school to serve girls and boys from poor family around the neighbourhood of TYSA. It is amazing how little efforts put together over sometime produces excellent results. St Teresa Mixed secondary school is one such school in...
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  • Educate 150 Orphaned Teenage Kenyan Mothers posted a progress report
    Your Donations Save a girl from early marriage
    By - Gichuki Francis - Executive Director
    Whisked from an Exam Room by Dad to be Married In 1998, Sadia Wario, now aged 25 did her Kenya Certificate of Primary School and got a total of 358 points out of 700. Sadia comes from Marsabit district Eastern Province, a semi arid area Sadia was admitted at Siakago Girls, a Provincial school in Eastern Province. This...
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  • Educate 150 Orphaned Teenage Kenyan Mothers posted a progress report
    SPECIAL TUESDAY 16TH MARCH 2010
    By - Gichuki Francis - Executive Director
    SPECIAL TUESDAY 16TH MARCH 2010! 16th March 2010, GlobalGiving will be matching all donations made to our project on www.globalgiving.org by 30% (up to $1,000 per person)! This is a great opportunity to double our donations. Make Tuesday 16th March 2010 memorable day! Make a Special donation! Share this good news with...
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    43 students Receive Scholarship Awards
    By - Gichuki Francis - Executive Director
    43 Students Receive Scholarship Awards TYSA makes a historical milestone in the community where it works. For the first time, 43 girls, teen mothers and Boys of Teen mothers got educational scholarships. It was jubilation and happy moments as the scholarships were awarded. ‘ I am excited after working hard for 8...
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    Nutritious Porridge improving kids health
    By - Gichuki Francis - Executive Director
    Nutritious Porridge for Teen children The teen mother’s children feeding are helping to improve health of children. Porridge with added food supplements is a great boost to children. We intend to make this available to children twice a week. Current it is done once a week. ‘My child health is improving tremendously....
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    Against all Odds, Nancy makes it back to school after 2 years in Marriage and does her exams
    By - Gichuki Francis - Executive Director
    Against all Odds, Nancy makes it back to school after 2 years and does her examination Nancy Moraa is now 21 years and has just completed her secondary school examinations 2009. Her story of intrigues started in 2004 at a tender age of 16. Nancy had scored the highest marks in her school with 374 points out of...
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  • Educate 150 Orphaned Teenage Kenyan Mothers posted a progress report
    SMILES OF APPRECIATION
    By - Gichuki Francis - Executive Director
    Smile of appreciation Monica (Right) and Jacinta, say it all through their smiles. One year ago, these children futures were not assured. They slept hungry, no medication when they felt sick. Food was snot assured and clothing. School was not assured too. Today, the story is different! Smiles all the way!!! Your...
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    Susan live Changes for better
    By - Gichuki Francis - Executive Director
    Susan looks at TYSA as Family Susan is 16 year old. She is a form one student at Wiyeta Girls secondary school. Susan’s family is separated and she lives with her mother in a single roomed house in the village, not too far away from the TYSA offices. Her father is alcoholic and is visible in the community drunk and...
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    Girls Say what constitution they want in kenya
    By - Gichuki Francis - Executive Director
    250 children, girls, youth and elders directly participated in the discussions on this harmonized draft constitution. They shared with passion what they hope this constitution should contain. Children were particular about protection, medication and education. The girls want a constitution that looks at their unique...
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    Determination Pays Off for Elizabeth
    By - Gichuki Francis - Executive Director
    Determination Pays off for Elizabeth Mss Elizabeth Wangechi is an I6 old girl in Secondary school, Form one. She looks into future with Hope and determination. All these because you donated some money that enabled her join school. Her determination is evident. She beat all boys in her class to emerge top with 333 points...
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    Cow brings joy
    By - Gichuki Francis - Executive Director
    Cow project brings joy Ms Wamuyu, a teen mother has every reason to smile after his cow calved two weeks ago. ‘I am very delighted and happy that I have more milk and one more cow. Thanks so much for your donations.’ Ms Wamuyu. ‘So happy for our new calve and we get more milk’ Ms Wangui,a daughter of Ms...
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  • Educate 150 Orphaned Teenage Kenyan Mothers posted a progress report
    Girls Next Step!
    By - Executive Director - Gichuki Francis
    Our Next Step 12 girls have through your donations done their Kenya Certificate of Primary Education 2009. During a meeting yesterday at the TYSA Girls Resource Centre, they were optimistic that they will do well and join Secondary school 2010. ‘Iam eager to join secondary school next year’ Elizabeth who sat for her...
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  • Educate 150 Orphaned Teenage Kenyan Mothers posted a progress report
    Give more-Get More Challenge
    By - Gichuki Francis - Executive Director
    Dear Friend Give More - Get More Challenge Thank you for your continued support to TYSA.We wanted to let you know about an exciting opportunity that we are participating in through our partners, GlobalGiving. When a donation is made to our project; Educate 150 Teenage Mothers www.globalgiving.com/2161, on GlobalGiving...
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  • Educate 150 Orphaned Teenage Kenyan Mothers posted a progress report
    Postcard from Trans-nzoia Youth Sports Association
    By - Leah Ambwaya - Evaluator
    Leah Ambwaya visited this project as part of a GlobalGiving evaluation. She said: If I have ever seen a community mobilizer, then it is this man called Gichuki. We give him a call on a cold and wet Saturday morning just to let him know that we had spent the night in Kitale town. He gave direction to the project, but he...
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    Postcard from Trans-nzoia Youth Sports Association
    By - Leah Ambwaya - Evaluator
    Leah Ambwaya visited this project as part of a GlobalGiving evaluation. She met some of the people affected by Trans-nzoia Youth Sports Association. Here are their stories: Metrine Chelgat. When we met Metrine a 20 year old girl she is jovial and full of life standing out like a girl who comes from a well off...
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  • Educate 150 Orphaned Teenage Kenyan Mothers posted a progress report
    Girls going places
    By - Gichuki Francis - Executive Director
    Girls going places Knight Atieno a teen mother is going places. After joining the project one year ago, Knight has seen opportunities opening up for her. Last August she was in Uganda attending an international Youth camp. This week she is in Nairobi attending a Premier skills soccer coaching organized by the British...
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  • Educate 150 Orphaned Teenage Kenyan Mothers posted a progress report
    Your Inspirational Donation
    By - Gichuki Francis - Executive Director
    Your Inspirational Donation Margaret is a 15 year old girl from a single mother. Her mother is HIV positive. Aware of her mothers’ situation, Margaret was so depressed and disturbed. We counselled her throughout last year as she was candidate. When Margaret sat for her Primary school national examinations 2008 she...
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Funded

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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Project Leader

Gichuki Francis

Executive Officer
Kitale, Kenya

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