Support Child & Family Wellness shops in Kenya

 
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Joint Efforts Pay

By a female, 31-45 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of JOINT EFFORTS PAY My name is Rosalia Busolo, a member of Mama Wajane Self Help Group in Kakamega North. We started this initiative last year after having enough problems and as it has been sometimes possible for some people to even take their own lives as away of escaping from problems, we were trained not to lose hope in one workshop in kakamega town, which we adopted. Through our joint efforts and determination, we have confirmed that it is attitude that matters and positive self esteem pays. Read more.
Related to project keywords: adopted, matters, year, lives, name

Muslim Leaders Who Stepped Up War On Drugs

By a male, 22-30 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of Muslim leaders who stepped up war on drugs In the year 2010, Muslim leaders mobilised residents to boycott shops owned by business people they suspected to be behind drug abuse, in Kibera. The leaders also challenged the residents to shun suspected barons in their neighbourhood and turn down their money for community projects, including bursaries for students at various institutions. Read more.
Related to project keywords: owned, shops, kenya, year, business

Herbal Medicine The Order Of The Day

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Eldoret, Kenya
Map of HERBAL MEDICINE THE ORDER OF THE DAY A Kenyan herbalist based in Eldoret town has proved to be lethal in his inventions of herbal medicines that can cure a cute hailments such as cancer and diabetes. The man who is in his forties thinks that if he is given time, he will cure Hiv/ Aids using his medicines. He says that herbal medicines are the best alternatives right now since most of the drugs people take have many chemicals that cause them other diseases . Another related case is in Loliondo Tanzania where amedicine man cures people with his concortion and argues that it cures all diseases . People in flocks have gone in the remote village to meet this eighty old man who makes his medicine from a certain plant and is served to people after preparation. Though the Tanzanian case is quite unrealistic the Kenyan herbalist has been proved by Medical Research Institute and the cancer drug is the one still being tested. It is now being supported by the government and the result may be good at the end of the year. Read more.
Related to project keywords: served, medicines, diseases, drug, kenyan

The Hiv Fighters.

By a female, under 16 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of THE HIV fighters. The Organization Skills has helped us to know how to run on with our lives.They have taught us to prevent many deseases which are incurable like HIV/AIDS .Beafore they came to teach us how to prevent them ,many people died and lived many children to be orphans ,widow,widowers.It doesn't choose anybody to kill .Nowadays we know how to prevent ourselves on how to be away on such diseases.In those who have it ,they gave them the preventive drugs and many things to protect them .they tought us to abstain from sex & be free.and now we are proud of it. Read more.
Related to project keywords: country, lives, diseases, drugs, &
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Greg Starbird Starbird

Vice President, The HealthStore Foundation®
Nairobi, Kenya

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