Uplifting Teen Mothers in Kenya

May 20, 2008

Milka's "Never say die!" attitude

A recent government report showed that over 10,000 girls are expelled from school each year after getting pregnant.

With little fall-back options and faced with stigma, teen mums have nowhere to go.

Milka's story is just one among hundreds of teen mums that have rediscovered a passion for life.

And with your help...they are raring to go!!

Please read Milka's experience and as she aptly puts it, without your support, the options become minimal.

Enjoy reading!!

  • Joan Ochi
    Joan Ochi Nice story. It's great to see a success story like this. What are the long-term prospects for teen mothers like Milka?
    • 7 years ago
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  • Stella
    Stella StellaThanks, Joan for your comment! We really appreciate your feedbackThe project has three major aims: a) Prevent more vulnerable girls from becoming pregnant through our interactive Life-skills training; b) rehabilitate teen mums by providing them with a second chance to complete their education and c) Equipping them... Read more »
    • 7 years ago
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