Engage&Empower girls & boys for Girl Effect-India

 
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Against Our Cusdom To Marry This Man

31-45 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of Against our cusdom to marry this man Two years ago,my fiance died two months before our wedding.He had come to our home for formal introduction but the marriage was not celebrated in church.I just met and fell in love with another man a year ago and we quickly planned to get married. Was i married tonney first man and would be diseregarding the law if i went a head and got married to my current fiance? A person in Kenya is legally married to another if the marriage was celebrated at the Attorney General's chambers or as religious ceremony ( Christian, Muslim Hindus etc ) and a My father died some years ago leaving a children.I am the only daughter .As a girl ,am ilegally entitled to share of his estate ? I have never seen how a will looks like. I am curious to know if the maker of the will specifies the nature of the estate he has or is it just stated generally.A will is a legally bending document that state the intention of the maker to be carried out upon their death.wills should therefor very detailled to rescued so many women who have lost their properties and even land in the eye of corrupted law makers and judiciary officials in Kenya. Could i have gone a concept through any among the above subject i could be a victim of derrocess.Yours faithfully concerned Kenyan woman. Read more.
Related to project keywords: maker, (, girl, know, seen

Safe Water

By a female, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of Safe water While the need for safe water to be healthy and prevent diseases,especially From water borne diseases cannot be gain said,those in slums suffer both. For the entire country,on average only 34 percent access to public tap,ir water right into their residences But whereas it is recognised that diseases associated with water mostly water washed and water borne,not much is being done and highlights a continent still unable to meet its people's basic needs. Read more.
Related to project keywords: percent, average, slums, right, access

Hiv & Aids Reduction

By a male, 22-30 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of HIV & AIDS REDUCTION There is high rate of HIV infection with the slums especially Mathare, this is because lack of knowledge and poverty these forces womens and young girls to engaged is sexual without protection or with out taking precaution measures. The transformers organisation organised mobile V.C.T to the community and do sentasisation in HIV & AIDS the importance of knowing your status and how to reduce the re-infection of HIV & AIDS. The youths turns in good number to know their status after passing information to them, according to research a lot of people need much awareness and education on issues of HIV & AIDS slums. Read more.
Related to project keywords: young girls, engaged, need, slums, awareness

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Project Leader

Dr.Usha Pillai

Director
Pune, Maharashtra India

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