Using the power of soccer to fight HIV/AIDS


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By a male, 22-30 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of HIV/AIDS My name is Edward otieno.I am living in lucky Summer Estate in the county of Nairobi.we have started a group to provide free HIV/AIDS awareness the past the disease was rampant among the residents.But with introduction of the group things have changed for the better.We have managed to bring people together as a result of which majority have been tested and have also committed to change their sexuality habits.As a result of the initiative the disease have reduced drastically among the residents thanks to the group. Read more.
Related to project keywords: hiv/aids awareness, sexuality, disease, result, majority

The Killer Disease

16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of THE KILLER DISEASE Cancer is a generic term for a large group of diseases in which cells grow out of control and can spread to other parts of the body. It involves series of mutations or changes in the geneticmake up of a cell causing it to look and and function differently from normal cells.In other terms, Cancer is actually a disease of the cell.Many people have saccum to cancer. Cancer reaps where it does not sow. where it reaps quite potential people, example like honourable Wangari Maathai, founder of the gree n belt movement who died of cancer related disease.It was a big blow not only to Kenya but the entire world. Read more.
Related to project keywords: series, founder, kenya, disease, died
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Project Leader

Nancy Waweru

Nairobi, Kenya

Where is this project located?

Kenya   Sport
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