Hope for Teenage Mothers

Hope for Teenage Mothers seeks to advance a knowledgeable community on the problems faced by the Teenage Mothers and the negative effects of underage pregnancies. We want to empower the teenage mothers socially and economically .We also seek to ensure that the girl child exercise her rights and is protected from teenage motherhood.
Feb 12, 2016

Yes Women Can Do

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Happy New year 2016. 

Teen mums in our most vulnerable communities have continued to stay strong and take care of their children and manage all the household works single handedly.This gives me the courage  to keep going  and to give them more hope and support .At the end of the year 2015, I witnessed young woman complete their studies and eventually graduate in various courses  despite the challenges of motherhood.I also witnessed young women get together and  pool their resources togther in a system we call table banking.It is also in the same year I witnessed  teen mums to go back to school after  giving birth and continued with education in various schools.This is very inspiring and its what keeps us wanting to share real stories with you.

We want to thank each one of you who have enabled this success to happen.This year 2016 our young mothers are dreaming bigger and we want to make their dreams become a reality.The young women want to engage in business and also study hard.They want to get market of their products locally and internationally .This will all happen in due time.

The young mothers and their children are the future of their communities and this country.Lets keep investing in them to help realise their ecomomic empowerment  that will cut off poverty cycle .

Thank you for all your continued support.

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Nov 17, 2015

Women empowerment beyond boarders

 

Hope for Teenage Mothers extended the training beyond boarders  and empowered the women in Tanzania .

This training was conducted in Mtwara Tanzania in partnership between T-MARC Tanzania and Hope for Teenage Mothers (HTM) as the Technical consultant (Trainer) on how to make reusable sanitary pads.The training took five days.

Trainers’ observation

It was clear that the women being trained had  no expertise on how not make reusable sanitary pads before training and were very eager to learn .The women were well equiped with the skills of trailoring and therefore it was easy to engage them in the theory and technical part of the training.

The trainers briefly  went through the topics of child care,sexuality and hygiene.It was clear that the women would have liked to have a share of more on these topic though the main training was on how to make reusable sanitary pads.The women were engaged from the beginning of the training on the sanitary pads making . Various designs were taught gradually using step by step (1-10) of the training kit for .At the end of the training the women were divided into four groups and each group was asked to make a sample of a sanitary pad using a certain design.It was obserbed that the women had understood  well and were able to perfect the final product.

We want to take this opportunity to thank everyone who enabled this a success.

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Aug 7, 2015

Educate a girl and Empower the whole Community

Many girls in the arid areas do not get an opportunity to attend school .Most of the girls are married off at a very early age of 7 to 11 years of age.Such girls are left to a cycle of poverty and no education for the future generations.

Some girls from Kajiado county have beaten the odds and have gone back to school and are attending teachers and nursing colleges.These girls want to help the other girls from their communities complete school too .This can only be done through good leadership and mentorship. The girls in this community have set a good example and are mentoring the other young girls during the school holidays.One girl was heard saying, 'I want to complete school so that I can help my community get out of poverty'.Our organzation (HTM) is supporting such girls through organization of mentorship forums and paying part for the school fees the girls who have joined colleges.

Thank you for your continued support. 

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