My Arms Wide Open and Pads4Girls

 
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GlobalGiving's Storytelling Project

We're collecting stories from the actual people who benefit from the projects on GlobalGiving to identify problems and potential solutions. Here are some of the stories that we've collected from communities that have benefited from projects similar to this one. Learn more.

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

A Potential In Use

in Kakamega County, Kenya
Map of A potential in use The community in which i happen to live in,is full of voices eg on a daily basis at least 2 or 3 members of the society have been cut by pangas or just bitten up,mostly at night. One of this plobby group has been formed up to mobilize the youth and convert their energies into more significant activity than what is correctly happening.We are recruting able boys train them about traditon wrestling as one way of promoting culture in the region,this will go a longside with assistant and other traditional activities. Read more.
Related to project keywords: significant, able, go, youth, just

Fish Farming

By a female, under 16 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of Fish farming The village elders were so pleased to have the government and local N.G.O came together. The purpose of coming together was to educate the youth about fish farming so as to keep people busy. They dug for people holes and started for them by giving them small fishes. They were left with books which had the process of maintaining fish while and the best way to harvest them. The local N.G.O by the name Kazi Haikosekani Kwa Vijana (K.H.K.V). The local elders were warned not to command the youth to give them part of their money as they wait to go for Institutes of education. They said fish farming has a lot of profit. In Africa, most of fishing places have been over fished and their is no fish to be sold and bought. They said that is better than digging for their is no a lot of manual work. Read more.
Related to project keywords: go, youth, give, africa, purpose

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Organization

My Arms Wide Open

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
http://myarmswideopen.org

Project Leader

Warren Te Brugge

Vancouver, British Columbia Canada

Where is this project located?

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