Help Women Stop HIV with Female Condoms - Cameroon

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Being A Role Model To The Community

By a female, under 16 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of BEING A ROLE MODEL TO THE COMMUNITY I like Mrembo Programme because it has helped my sister very much during her pregnancy and during her childbirth. It has taught me to be clean all the time because I am a girl and to avoid walking with boys anyhow. I have learnt to about family planning and the problems that face the young girl during childbirth. I have also learnt much about female genital mutilation and also about various sexually transmitted diseases associated with drug abuse, early family planning, starting sex early, walking in the dark and in dark alleys, and walking alone at night. I will obey my elders and to serve them without discrimination. I would like to join the Mrembo Watches and to be able to preach the gospel of AIDS and also reproductive health and other diseases associated with slums. I pray that Mrembo may recruit me as one of them so that I can help other girls like myself. Read more.
Related to project keywords: sexually transmitted, reproductive health, aids, sex, pregnancy

Reproductive Health & Population & Development

By a male, 31-45 years old, in Turkana, Kenya
Map of Reproductive Health & Population & Development An organization is involved in the development agency that promotes the right of every woman, man & child to enjoy a life of health & equal opportunity. It supports in using population data for policies & programmes to reduce poverty & to ensure that every pregnancy is wanted, every birth is safe, every young person is free of HIV/AIDS, & every girl & woman is treated with dignity & respect. Read more.
Related to project keywords: reproductive health, policies, promotes, pregnancy, population

Free Circumsition

By a male, 22-30 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of Free circumsition The government has been offering free circumsition to male from areas where it is not done. This process has been proved to reduce the rate of infections by the sexually transmitted diseases with a certain percentage. This process has succeeded in very many areas and has helped many people. It should continue and many people be reached. Read more.
Related to project keywords: sexually transmitted, infections, free, areas, reached

Change For The Future

By a male, under 16 years old, in Bungoma, Kenya
Map of CHANGE FOR THE FUTURE In our home area in Mwalie village, drinking was valued so much. I wondered why they honoured such kind of traditions. The village had become a sleeping village lands were left untilled and nobody cared about it. I had become a usual matter people drinking at eleven o'clock in the morning. The village administration had heard some of the residents pleas since there were some brewers who put into the brews some toxi chemicals and the villages death toll had increased spontaneously and had contacted a non-governmental organisation (VIJANA KWA WAKENYA) to hold a meeting with the people in order to advise them on the demerits of alcoholism. This organisation through 'CHANGE FOR THE FUTURE' programme held a two-week educational project on the effects of alcohol taking and its effects on the country at large. Experienced doctors and health practitioners advised people on the many diseases that alcohol brings to our bodies and how it posses a strain on the economy. In barely, two weeks, things had changed and many people started refraining from the alcohol dens and instead participated in the cultivation of plants to increase agricultural out put. Read more.
Related to project keywords: practitioners, bodies, educational, health, villages

Girl-child We Can

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of Girl-child We can In my society, women are always considered to the weaker sex. In most cases they are not taken to be very serious people in the society. Education which is a fundamental item in most peoples life is seen as what is hindered from them accessing it. The girl-child has been deprived off the knowledge thus has enhanced of her loosing meaning in society. the society saw an urgent need where the girl-child would be motivated so as to make here more of economic use to the society. A kit was developed by the villages where a couple of money was kept so that those who were performing well in their studies would be able to be rewarded. By doing so every female student in the area was motivated to do their best inorder to suceedd and follow the suit of well-known women in the area. Read more.
Related to project keywords: society women, area, use, sex, villages


By a male, 22-30 years old, in Embakasi, Kenya
Map of HIV&AIDS Don't ever laugh somebody who is poor cause one day he would be the one who is laughing for you a man said those words in a seminar where an organisation which was known as ABC youth group were conducting a seminar to inform youths about the dangerous virus known as HIV which leads to AIDS the dangerous disease in the world.ABC was owned by JOHN RUNGE who was a man of God he encouraged the youths to stop having unprotected sex which may lead to various diseases like S.T.I.S and AIDS which are transmitted through sex intercourse. Read more.
Related to project keywords: intercourse, hiv, aids, stop, sex

Project History Of Care Centre

By a female, 22-30 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of PROJECT HISTORY OF CARE CENTRE Crisis Assessment and Recovery Centre is a non-Governmental Organization registered in Kenya with its Keg activities specialised mainly in Kibera. In the year 2009, Crisis Assessment and Recovery Centre expressed interest in running a health project. The health project's main aim of caring for people living with HIV/AIDS and also offering support to orphans and vulnerable children is maintained. The organization reached out to people living in Gatwekera, Kianda, Kambimuru and Makina villages,which covers a large area of Nairobi's Kibera slum. Many parents benefited since they were given food stuffs and also their children acquired sponsorship through the same organization. Read more.
Related to project keywords: covers, year, villages, reached, organization

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Anais Rivera

New York, NY United States

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