Jun 25, 2020

COVID 19 IMPACT

Coronavirus disease outbreak in kenya has led kenya to the closure of schools  in Kenya and most economic activities. With loss of livehoods especially in poor families some children have been forced into income- generating activities to support their families survival. School closure has stoppped provision of school meals and sanitary towels rely on significantly.

This raises the risk not only to acess this essential needs but to also support their family. Some of the pregnancies could be a result of sexual violence which has been projected to rise during covid 19 lockdown at least its true judging from lessons learned during ebola outbreak resulted in physical sexual violence, teenage pregnancies and unsafe abortions.

The Ministry of health has estimated that from January to June 2020 , 50,000 girls have gotten pregnant in the 47 counties of Kenya

 

Community Focus Group has not been able to work on the project because of the lockdown and ban on gatherings in Kenya on the stay at home order , We hope to resume our project in september when the country opens up

Jun 25, 2020

Covid 19 And Teenage Pregnacies

Covid 19 has worsened the situation of teenage pregnancies in Kenya.coronavirus disease outbreak in kenya has led kenya to the closure of learning institutions in Kenya and most economic activities.

With loss of livehoods especially in poor  families some children have been forced into income- generating activities to support their families survival.  School closure has stoppped provision of school meals and sanitary towels rely on significantly.  This raises the risk not only to acess this assential needs but to also support their family.

Some of the pregnancies could be a result of sexual violence which has been projected to rise during covid 19 lockdown at least its true judging from lessons learned during ebola outbreak  resulted in physical sexual violence, teenage pregnancies and unsafe abortions. 

The Ministry of health has estimated that from January to June 2020 , 50,000 girls have gotten pregnant in the 47 counties of Kenya

Community Focus Group has not been able to work on the project because of the lockdown and ban on gatherings in Kenya on the stay at home order , We hope to resume our project in september when the country opens up .

Mar 31, 2020

Climate Change Amid COVID-19 Crisis

The world is a very different place than it was just a few weeks ago. But even as we adapt to weather this crisis, some things remain constant. The importance of looking after our communities. The need forbighearted acts to help our most vulnerable climate hope never changes.We need to increase our hope by taking care of our enviroment and creating awarenes about climate change so that we are not caught unawaress as the world was caught at this moment by the Covid 19 virus

 We need to reach out to the children going to school, to those in colleges, universities , to those who do not understand what climate change is ,Lets work together in Climate change even amids the  Covid -19Crisis lets change our world for the better

 
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