Provide work experience for 10 Indigenous women


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Note: These stories talk about the same issues that this project addresses, but are not necessarily about this specific project.

Youth Fund

By a male, 22-30 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of Youth fund Youth within mathare have uninamously shared that the youth fund created by the government has been instrumental in helping the youth start their own business since it has became difficult securing employment in the formal sector.The youth through the fund have realized that there is a wide range of opportunities in the informal sector.Many youths have claimed and stated that the youth fund has opened their eyes and to a longer extent since tis youths can generate income through self employment crime has since sated down. Read more.
Related to project keywords: securing, formal, stated, employment, opportunities

Job Discrimination Between The Sexes

By a female, 22-30 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of Job  discrimination between the  sexes In Kenya which is socially advanced in regard to sex equality women normally experience disadvantages i.e finding employment in the higher paid occupations and earning the same rates of pay as men in the same occupation.Therefore Kenya had to intervene by setting up women rights which has really helped. Read more.
Related to project keywords: finding, job, pay, employment, paid

Bad Luck

By a male, 22-30 years old, in Ndiwa, Kenya
Map of Bad luck Moses had done more than one course after his high school education but despite all these finding a job has been a problem to him. He has been employed at different places but the employment contract does not last. Currently Moses is just indoors due to termination of a contract was paying him well like 25000 but the contract lasts shortly. This has made his life miserable. Read more.
Related to project keywords: finding, job, high school, employment, employed

Transport And Treatment Support

By a female, 16-21 years old, in Jinja, Uganda
Map of Transport and treatment support A certain girl called Hajira said that she started minding about love affairs when she was still young.She couldnt mind about having protected sex and after some time she got pregnant with a man who she was not assured of because she had to be with a number of men.This forced her parents to tell her to go for marriage.He found the situation difficult but later she went. On the man where she went,he abandoned the family resposibilities when she was 6 months pregnant and ran away to the un known place.On delivery,she thank a neighbour who hard her voice crying in a house and helped her to reach hospital,the neighbour bought a few essentials which were needed in the hospital. Read more.
Related to project keywords: family, young, said, number, months

Theft With No Mercy

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Jinja, Uganda
Map of THEFT WITH NO MERCY "Duetch" was an organisation that existed some years back."dutch" was more so a microfinance organisation that was said to be giving looms to people and indeed it was. As you know Africans particularly Ugandas, anything to do with loans takes the biggest portion into their hearts.People registered with Duetch and paid in some amount of money, i don't know how much but i here it was much money. People were told to wait for sometime so as to allow the processing of their loans. As time passed, people had to check whether the loans are still in process or not only to find the offices closed and dutch disappeared upto date. Read more.
Related to project keywords: know, said, process, paid, takes

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Kay Sweeney

Pacifica, California United States

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