Give Dignity to Women and Young Girls in Zambia

 
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Pads For Girls In Needy Area

By a female, 22-30 years old, in Turkana, Kenya
Map of PADS FOR GIRLS IN NEEDY AREA women all over the world dread the monthly menstruation especially those living in the rural or remote areas where pads accessing it is not easy or its expensive for them to buy.menstruation period is also stressful to girls going to school with no pads some fear walking while others who may have experienced an embarrassment of the red patch on their cloth during this period. For girls in Turkana,hope is rekindled as catholic diocese of Turkana and the united nation have come to their aid.the girls are given a small bucket in it are woven pads that they can use and wash them to re-use again. the pads cost sh.120 and the girl will be able to be confident and not worry about the periods thanks to the two institution that came to their help. Read more.
Related to project keywords: bucket, pads, monthly, hope, period

Alcohol Law

By a male, 31-45 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of ALCOHOL LAW Since the introduction of the alcohol bill many men have been returning home to their spouses and have become more responsible while others have lost their jobs through the same act.This law has really suited the people of Murang'a where each household you could hardly find a child because men are drunk 24/7.The issue was all over the local television where their women were complaing that they were denied their conjugal rights and therefore they do not have children but thanks to honorable MUtutho who pushed for the bill and it has now been in acted and when one is caught drinking before the drinking time or past the time he/she is taken to the court of laws. Read more.
Related to project keywords: hardly, women, time, lost, local

Lockdown Series

By a female, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of LOCKDOWN SERIES Lilian Kanene Muli a journalist at citizen TV takes us through behind the gates of Kamiti Prison and Langata Women Prison.Its for the first time in our country that we get to hear the acid most imprortantingly their thought behind those prison gates.Its then evident that there is a fear,a big gap between the prisoners and the ordinary mwananchi.Who is presently his/her freedom.This members lost the trust and attachment to the person whom today is locked down for impersonation,bribery,murder,rape you name it.What people fail to understand is that this people are ready to repent. Read more.
Related to project keywords: prisoners, women, lost, rape, prison

A Wonderful Transformation Courtesy Of Women.

By a female, 31-45 years old, in Kakamega North, Kenya
Map of A wonderful transformation  courtesy of women. We must say with some amount of boldness that poverty must go but even more we must kick it hardest with the boots of courage,creativity and positive self esteem out of any where near our reach.It is the formation of collective power that welds the string of command in this regard.To demonstrate this is no less style,the women movement in Kakamega county under Frida shihundu has done much in their own right as champions. In the year 2010,an empowerment program for women through a workshop was organised in Kakamega town which has born overwhelming fruit.One of the women group in this in country training programme on strengthening the capacity of grassroot women Groups known as Jiheshima self help group now makes jam from sweet potatoes,soap and other products from weally available crops in the community. There is a great transformation among the women world in our country courtesy of these great women. Read more.
Related to project keywords: women, go, poverty, soap, movement

Corruption

By a male, 22-30 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of CORRUPTION In Kenya corruption is too high you find a person killed and later he/she is back from prison because they pay money and come back and live with other people again this is why people died in poverty some countries want to help Kenya but they were afraid to give help to Kenyans.There were some leaders who were given money to help other people but they keep it in their own account for their own use.That's why this patrick Lumumba was chosen to run this part of corruption for corrupt people to change their customs. Read more.
Related to project keywords: give, back, poverty, died, part

Job Problem

By a male, 31-45 years old, in Makueni, Uganda
Map of Job problem One day a friend of mine asked me " how do i get a job?" i answered him with a question."how do you catch a fish" He told me stop joking! i'am unemployed, i need a job and you are just bringing in fish issue. I told him i was was not joking to ask a cash you need to go in a boat head out for open waters and throw the baid you will catch a fish.Go where the job are put in your appilications or put adverts in the papers to let people know you are available. You will eventually get a job.He did so and in the next few months he had a good job.my advise changed his life. Read more.
Related to project keywords: go, need, just, months, issue

Victorious Living

By a female, 22-30 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of VICTORIOUS LIVING We learned that God's gift of salvation was fulfilled through Jesus. He came lived here on earth and before dying on the cross and rising again from the dead. Jesus used to interact with people from all walks of life. He shared the Kingdom message with them in a very natural and personal way. This tells us that God can reach out to any person both rich and poor; high and low, weak and mighty. We need to ask God to show us the way and all will be well with us. Lets share the little that we have with the needy and the poor. Read more.
Related to project keywords: way, need, ministry, jesus, came

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Linda Wilkinson

Lusaka, Zambia

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