Pads for Peace Business Educates 2000 Kenyan Girls

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Sanitary Pads For Girls

By a male, 22-30 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of SANITARY PADS FOR GIRLS In organization known as AMREF people. This organization changed the life of many girls because they supplies pads for school girls.This take place in all school around Kibera eg. Magoso center for orphans, they were giving people pads free of charge. The organization is still going on. Read more.
Related to project keywords: sanitary pads, pads girls, girls take, school girls, pads

Shoe Shiners

By a female, 22-30 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of Shoe shiners John was a man in his early fortys who lived in kibera slum.He had a wife and three babys girls.He had to become a cobber inorder to make ends meet.He would mend only type of shoe wear from sandals,sneakers and even high heels. during his pore time he would make sandals out of worn tires.They are refered to as Akala and we well know for their durability.People would come and buy the akala and he would even confirm make them in request.An example is during election,he would decorate the akala according to the respective parties and through this he could paid on the table and give his loving daughters a respective education. Read more.
Related to project keywords: kibera slum, time, girls, give, john

Girls Mission

By a female, 22-30 years old, in Busia, Kenya
Map of Girls mission The rose centre started in 2002 with four ladies who were daughters of our friend who came to visit us. My husband shared with them. We wanted to know from them how far as girls they were keeping themselves undefiled. They offered to invite their friends for us to talk to them. The girls were about 4 in number at the second meeting. They confessed that their parents have not told them this things. They suggested that we meet every month. The vision of rose centre is to raise a generation of Mothers that will walk with christ and affect their families and the whole nation. We are know teaching different topic about life youth challenges, improving life of many. Most girl have no information about upkeep, when to get married, improtant of their education so they need some people to lead them besides their parent. Read more.
Related to project keywords: girls, centre, month, mothers, raise

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Judith Craig

Mendham, New Jersey United States

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Map of Pads for Peace Business Educates 2000 Kenyan Girls