Provide Education Opportunity for Fifteen Children


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My Life

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of MY LIFE I am a 16 years old at Donald Romeo after finishing my 0 levels at Shikanda Primary school.Life has been very had that my mum is forced to brew illicit brew to be able to feed, cloth and educate us. Being involved in an illegal business she was often caught by the police.One tme she was jailed for 3 months.Luckly a school was opened afew miteres from home and i was among those who were enrolled.After doing my class eight exams i passed with 381 marks and was to join Kamusinga High.School fees was a problem since my mum could not raise the money cause of her burden. This is when Kristine Yakhama of AMREEF MAANISHA was to pay my form 1 fees but unfortunately some greedy man took half of the money.All is the same since is my God who provides. Read more.
Related to project keywords: school fees, home, provides, doing, forced

Hiv/aids Pandemic

By a female, 16-21 years old, in Uasin Gishu Dist., Kenya
Map of HIV/AIDS PANDEMIC Once there was this organization which came to our Neighbourhood to help some of the people who were from a disease which is HIV/AIDS. They told them about the new medicine that one is surposed to take in order for you to continue living which is the ARVs. this actually stands for Antiritroviral Syndrome. Above all they encouraged those who were discouraged by telling them that it's not the end of life. One can stay for long with this disease without anybody knowing. Some of the diseased felt happy and not forgotten. In as much as they taught the diseased on how to maintain their health they also cautioned others about the disease. They told us that we should avoid doing sexual intercourse outside marriage cause HIV/AIDS is spreading highly through this practise. We were all happy for what the organisation had done by helping the diseased and also teaching us more about this tremendous disease. The diseased were happy of realising that there is medicine which can help them continue living and staying healthy without people knowing. Read more.
Related to project keywords: hiv/aids, doing, happy, order, healthy

Women Throw There Babies In To Latrines

By a male, 22-30 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of Women throw there babies in to latrines Many womens & girls are fond of throwing babies to the latrines. These is because most of them are not able to take responsible for taking care of babies, this is a result of unwanted pregnant, poverty. Many cases arise within the community influence, pressure which involved young girls to do abortion. The organization organized campaign and awareness in terms of getting unwanted pregnants by introducing education and empowering them with the finance support and knowledge. We need the government to get involved by creating more job oportunities to empower youths. Read more.
Related to project keywords: introducing, poverty, knowledge, young girls, result
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Project Leader

Andrew Martin Niwagaba

Executive Director
Kampala, Uganda

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