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.
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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May 8, 2015

Transformations

Transformations knitting machines
Transformations knitting machines

Thanking you all our supporters for the past quarter.It has been wonderful.

With your continued support we were able to purchase tailoring machines worth $6000.These machines will enabe our girls have a Transformation through Economic Empowerment program.All graduating girls will now have a chance to state of  a business of their own using the available resources (tools,materials ,seed capital) and later  on they can buy their own machnes after saving enough capital on the business they are working on .The popular business is beading,clothes making,knitting  and shoes making .Through our partners and mentors the girls will be fully empowered to be able to support themselves and their community.We are relying on you for the market of their goods.We shall be creating a page on our facebook page where you can veiw their products and make orders through email or online. Please be on the look out.We also require volunteers to work with our girls on any area of your expertise.Please feel free to contact us through our global giving or on our email address directly. 

We welcome all your feedback and comments .

Thanks alot. 

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