Support girls' primary education in Maasai Kenya

 
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Child Abuse

By a female, 16-21 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of CHILD ABUSE There was a Man who had a habbit of marrying young girls at a small age, The Man used to take the small girls as their wives and used them Wherever he wanted. This habbit continued for a long time without anyone taking any reaction. One day a small girl was kidnapped and taken to the Man's home to be his wife. The girl decide that she could not stay in the same roof with this Man because she had a right to learn. When it reached at midnight and everybody was asleep, she opened the window slowly and jumped outside. She ran into another village and decided that she could not return back. She had walked miles and miles of kilometers when she saw a sign board written on Child's right organization. She decided that this could be a place where she could get help and decided to knock at the door. She narrated her story and the person in charge decided to help her. In addition to that the other girls were also saved from early marriage and the man was jailed. by sharon. Read more.
Related to project keywords: early marriage, young girls, wives, girls, girl

International Faith Childrens' Home-a Brief Story

By a male, 31-45 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of INTERNATIONAL FAITH CHILDRENS' HOME-A BRIEF STORY Hallo, this is brother Franc Mona.I am by God's grace the administrator of international Faith Children's Home.it is a home under the international Faith ministries.It is under Bishop Raphael Buluma. It started in august 2005.We have majored on street children.We however have had some orphans and very needy cases reffered to us by the children's department.we also helped some children during the skirmishes (2007-2008) So far,we now have 23 children.they all go to school.Five are in secondary schools.the rest are in primary schools spreading right from pre-primary to std eight. The home gets funding majority from the International faith church.The children's need are met although with some strain on church finances. We are trusting God to get land for expansion and a van to help in transporting children to and from the church which is about 5km away.we are also looking forward to help sustain the home financially. The home is 5km away from kakamega town(on kakamega-mumias rd)May the faithfulness of our Lord God be upon you as you positively consider international Faith Children's home in your plans. Read more.
Related to project keywords: secondary schools, funding, sustain, home, need

Over Pregnant

By a male, 22-30 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of OVER PREGNANT Pregnannce a bad disease to young girls. It make our young girls dropped out of schools. I just need to ask girls one think. Do sex help us our future life's. Why are presidents just boys their are no women. Sita Kimya group helps our community to reduce pregnancy. And raping girls in our community. Mr. AIDS are nowadays reduce. Sita Kimya helps many people not only girls. Our girls let us learn so that one day we can become presidents. So that one day we can be respected people in our society. Girls let us refuse to be wives and are young girls. 1. Learning a solution to our girls 2. Learning a kingdom to our Kenyan. Learning a better life to our future. Read more.
Related to project keywords: young girls, wives, schools, boys, kenyan

From Rags To Riches.

By a male, under 16 years old, in Luanda, Kenya
Map of FROM RAGS TO RICHES. In our village there lived an orphan boy who lived with his grand parents.The boys guardians were so poor.The boy was much hardworking and respectful.When the boy was lacked money for paying school fees,he started droping out of school.He could come once or twice to school in a week.He could only get a neighbour who could pay for him a few fees.One day the member of parliament of the constituency got the report and tried to help him continue with his class eight studies.After his national exam,he passed highly and got an A grade.He joined a national school in nairobi and he is aiming at getting a good job and help the other people in need the way he was. Read more.
Related to project keywords: grade, need, boys, class, continue
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Organization

Kakenya's Dream

Washington, DC, United States
http://www.kakenyasdream.org

Project Leader

Jennica Sehorn

Washington, DC United States

Where is this project located?

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