Help Rwandan orphans overcome a violent legacy


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Security Officers Need Training In Counselling

By a female, under 16 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of SECURITY OFFICERS NEED TRAINING IN COUNSELLING Jane a standard seven pupil unfortunately fell in wrong hands of things that mistreated,by confronting her and eventually raping her. Quickly Jane thought of reporting the matter to police but was not able to express due to the harsh approach from the police-whose questions were too complicated and uncalled for at this particular time.Jane regreted why she had to report to the policemen. Read more.
Related to project keywords: questions, due, able, training, security

Caring For Your Neighbour

By a male, 31-45 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of CARING FOR YOUR NEIGHBOUR Reaching the unreachable Self help- Rush has tried a reasonable extend to reduce poverty and address the main burning issues affecting the less fortunate especially the widows, HIV/AIDS victims and this has greatly positively influenced them and their positive esteem. Their children of those who are affected with AIDS are supported to attend school in a school started by Rush itself. known as Rush Academy. The cost of schooling id fairly cheap. This initiative has enabled the community to see change very positively. Read more.
Related to project keywords: burning, known, initiative, especially, positive

The Dark Side Of Youth

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of The dark side of youth It is very difficult for a country to be economically stable if citizen lack knowledge, skill and also jobs to sustain themselves. Kenya is one of the countries with such problem, Government of kenya has looked for some strategies to help the idle youth. They introduced kazi kwa vijana initrative which in some extence help the youth but the money they introduced was mismanaged thus the youth returned into their Idear of no job. This is very serious because the ministry responsible to the job can be able to write statement on what the problem but both the ministry and Mp what they can do is to exchange words. This is the main problem that affect us youth. Read more.
Related to project keywords: youth, country, able, jobs, sustain

Domestic Violence

By a female, 31-45 years old, in Butere, Kenya
Map of Domestic violence Western Kenya is the region in terms of domestic violence and especially wife battery. Those is according to report ( most recent) by FIDA the federation of women lawyers. Women are battered twice every week by their husband and or inlaw families and sometimes descriminated and derued their rights. On these note women have come up strong to apose and condemn the vice strongly by helping those affected. They also report, follow up and ensure that an action is taken upon the offenders. Read more.
Related to project keywords: helping, especially, violence, ensure, report

Feeding Programes

By a male, 22-30 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of Feeding Programes Baraka hospital for a long time is well known for their feeding programs.These has been providing those who have been affected by HIV/AIDS get that balanced diet in the hospital not to forget,they have been providing them with the basic information on how to leave positively.They have also been having follow ups at these clients daily together with the social worker who know their areas get operations these has helped many people affected by HIV/AIDS have without fear. Read more.
Related to project keywords: know, known, having, leave, positively

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Patricia Pasick

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