Improving lives of 1000 girls in Nairobi's slums

 
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  • Marc Maxson
    Marc Maxson I visited Mrembo's graduation ceremory today. Inspiring! And even more so you realize that all the funding came from just 14 people, but changed the lives of over a hundred more. -- postcard is coming.
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  • Improving lives of 1000 girls in Nairobi's slums has received 5 donations
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  • Improving lives of 1000 girls in Nairobi's slums posted a progress report
    Mrembo Peer Educator Training
    By - Heather Katcher - In-the-Field Volunteer
    Having moved to Kenya just a month ago, I was delighted to attend Mrembo’s first peer educator training on February 4, 2011. I had attended a Mrembo session a week before, and seen how well the peer educators interacted with the girls. The peer educators are passionate and 100% committed to improving...
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  • Improving lives of 1000 girls in Nairobi's slums posted a progress report
    Girls Seminar at Undugu Institute
    By - Nancy Waweru - Project Director
    Majengo slums is  one of the slums where prostitution is on rampant. Girls as young as 11 years old exchange their bodies for as little as four dollars. Mrembo program held a three day -November 22, 23, 25 seminar for a group of thirty six girls at Undugu Institute which is located at the heart of Majengo Slums. This...
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  • Improving lives of 1000 girls in Nairobi's slums posted a progress report
    Networking Event
    By - Nancy Waweru - Project Director
    Through the invitation of Vijana Amani Pamoja, VAP, a total of 4 under 14 teams gathered together for a one day, friendly, soccer match as an opportunity for networking and learning from each other. The four teams were: Sadili oval, Moving the Goal Post, Christic and Mrembo .The most significant factor in these teams was...
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  • Improving lives of 1000 girls in Nairobi's slums posted a progress report
    Mrembo spreads out its tentacles!
    By - Nancy Waweru - Program officer
    We are thankful to our global giving donors, volunteers and friends for their contribution towards mrembo program. It’s through your support that we were able to start rolling up to primary schools apart from community centers. In May we conducted a phase one training of trainers on our new curriculum on reproductive...
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    Set Free Again - Hotsun Foundation
    YES we're not prisoners of our past we are prisoners of our future. Change is possible. here's how l've been with a lot of boys. l've been sleeping with my current boygried for months. But since i joined the Urembo Girls program. it has unveilled my a inner beauty and am now ready to start again. Its really possible as long... Read more »
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    Why Empower The Girl Child?
    Everliyne Muita is a 14 years old girl who is an active participant of the Mrembo girl soccer team which is one of the VAP program that focuses on the girl child empowerment ,this programs impact has been enormous as the response and the interest of girls in the community is always rising .Muita believes that she has to be... Read more »
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    I am quite familiar with the harsh enviroment that girls in Kiambu and Majengo slums take everyday in their lives, but through the Mrembo Programme ia have seen first hand how a community effort can transform young girls to be role models in a community. Those information and education those girls in this Mrembo program... Read more »
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  • Improving lives of 1000 girls in Nairobi's slums posted a progress report
    Postcard about Enouce Ndeche - VAP' founder
    By - Marc Maxson - GlobalGiving staffer
    NOTE: My postcard not about the exact 80 girls helped by this project, but the these people live in the same neighborhood and benefit in a similar way. Nancy and Enouce manage several projects. -Marc HIV and TB prevention through sport: On a Saturday afternoon in the Kamukunji area of Nairobi, dozens of kids are...
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    Tough Times Never Last - Hotsun Foundation
    My dad and mum dies six years ao. This brought lots o emotional and financial pain tomy family. I am the first son of my parents and have three sisters and one brother. Since then VIJANA AMANI PAMOJA came to my rescue, because am now a full timestaff of the organisation (VAP), my young sister whoalso is under MREMBO GILRS... Read more »
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    FORMER US WOMEN SOCCER 1999 WORLD CUP TEAM MEMBER
    By - Nancy Waweru - Project Director
    On 17th April, the Mrembo program had an opportunity to host former US 1999 women world cup soccer team member, Lorrie Fair. After playing for the US national women soccer team, Lorrie Fair founded Kick about, an organization that seeks to shine a light on the positive and inspirational side of African football - and...
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  • Improving lives of 1000 girls in Nairobi's slums has received 4 donations
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  • Improving lives of 1000 girls in Nairobi's slums posted a progress report
    Mrembo and TB Day
    By - Nancy Waweru - Project Director
    On December, 1 2009-Nairobi, Kenya-The United Nations secretary General’s special Envoy to stop Tuberculosis (TB) visited Kenya in a bold initiative to fight the spread of one of the biggest killer disease on the continent. The mission was organized by the Stop TB partnership in close collaboration with...
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  • Improving lives of 1000 girls in Nairobi's slums posted a progress report
    Mrembo Talk Forum
    By - Nancy Wawero - Program Officer
    A total of 20 girls from Mrembo project gathered together for the first Girl Talk Forum (GTF) that was scheduled at Kiambui grounds. The forum was officially opened by the Mrembo project officer, Nancy Waweru who expressed welcoming remarks to all the attendees. Also to officially open the forum was Christine...
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  • Improving lives of 1000 girls in Nairobi's slums has received 8 donations
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  • Improving lives of 1000 girls in Nairobi's slums posted a progress report
    Visitor postcard: A talk with staff of "Improving lives of 200 girls in Majenjo slums"
    By - Marc Maxson - GlobalGiving staffer
    In downtown Nairobi I waited for Eunice Ndeche, the founder of Capitol Area Soccer League (www.globalgiving.org/1885) to show me to his offices. The 4-lane highway was clogged with Matatus and buses. I noticed a few horse carts dodging traffic in the nearest lane, opposite the Kenyan Central Bank. Only there weren’t any...
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  • Improving lives of 1000 girls in Nairobi's slums posted a progress report
    Soccer Clinic
    By - Nancy Waweru - Program Director
    We are very thankful to our friends and Global Giving donors who made a contribution towards the Kellogg Foundation competition. Though we did not emerge winners we were able to raise more than $1000 towards the Mrembo program. Through your generous contribution we were able to organize a girls soccer clinic for ours girls...
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    Mrembo League
    By - Nancy Waweru - Project Director
    Mrembo girls show cased their soccer skills in an on going October grass root soccer league which drew girls’ team from different locations in Nairobi at Kinyago grounds. Striker Mercy Atieno from Mrembo team in white was quite determined to score against their opponent KinyagoUnited despite of the muddy field. Read more...
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Nancy Waweru

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