Protect 815 Rwandan Women from Domestic Violence


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Bulemia Village Water Project

By a female, 46-60 years old , in Busia, Kenya
Map of Bulemia Village water project It is a community project where be the community realised of Taifod disease being spread within the community and decided to form working committee within the water springs to work together so as to protect their springs to have cleans water to drink or in use. So they worked hard, though some are in complete but they saved others lives, so they still look forward for more assisted in their water protect and have more protected springs and active working committee in case they have more trainings. Read more.
Related to project keywords: trainings, work, use, working, protect

Human Rights

By a female, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of Human Rights Human rights are often not very well taken into consideration especially in areas where people are considered to be less fortunate in terms of exposure and general information. In Mathare, most residents are not aware of their rights and they end up being mistreated and even mishandled by some authorities. For example the right to education is rarely known to residents,apart from education the residents seem not to know of their right to good medication and medical facilities. This prompted the government to create a commission which would work on how to teach and inform the residents of their rights which they would then use to ask for better services from the government.Although this is a step forward more still need to be done to ensure that everything gets to know of his/her rights. Read more.
Related to project keywords: work, use, rights, ensure, human rights

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Project Leader

Gretchen Wallace

President and Founder
Hanover, NH United States

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Map of Protect 815 Rwandan Women from Domestic Violence