Construction OF Community Focus Group Centre

by Community Focus Group (CFG)
Construction OF  Community Focus Group  Centre

Teenage pregnancy and subsequent motherhood presents a major challenge to a girl child who has no social support from family, friends and the community. Community Focus Group (CFG) believed in the future of these girls and developed a program to identify and empower the most vulnerable teen mothers in Kenya. As an organization we aim to offer these young mothers access to education and economic empowerment through training and skills building. Several of the young girls in Kenya have conceived as a result of rape or sexual violence among other circumstances. Community Focus Group agenda is to offer these girls a chance to rewrite their future free of judgment or condemnation. The goal of the project is to equip the young girls with skills and expertise to enable them to earn a living and change their live and support their children.
The project target is to reach out to 100 teen mothers per county faced with high rate of teen pregnancy below the age of 19 years. The skill development training include and not limited to tailoring, baking/cooking, beads work, basketry, beauty and hair dressing, entrepreneurship training (they are instructed also on how to develop a business plan, start a business and save money) and back to school program option (they are provided with adult education, formal and non-formal education).

The CFG centre will be An educational, skills training centre as well as a rescue centre ,a place of refuge and security for teenage mothers 

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Community Focus Group  since inception in 2000 has completed a couple of projects , We have fed HIV prohans and other vulnerable children, we have trained over 250 youth groups in Nairobi,  Eldoret,  Nakuru, Naivasha and Kisumu on Human rights,  Theatre for Development,  HiV, Women human rights , Leadership and Governance. Most of this projects had a term limit because of funding by the respective donor ( UNDP)

The project that will be ongoing at the CFG centre will be the Train 100 girls project, which empowers teenage mothers with skills on hairdressing, tailoring, baking, to help them forge sustainable livelihoods,  Therefore  you support  CFG to construct the centre, you will be empowering teenage mothers not only to continue with their education but to also gain skills which will help them acquire gainful employment or start bussiness after school completion. 

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A time has come for us to heed the call for many in the Community, a time has come for many to know that the future is bright and that we will have a place of refuge ,a place of hope ,that many will call home ,because that is where capacity building will be done , trainings for teenage mothers in hairdressing,  baking/ pastry making,  tailoring will be learned ,communication and self esteem will be built.

The future for us at Community Focus Group is to build a home of refuge ,and that's the Community Focus group centre, Will you support us?

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Ruth is 18 years old. She is the first born in a family of three, and a mother of a one year and eight months baby boy.

Having being raised in a polygamous family she has seen a lot in life. Her mother was chased out of their matrimonial home, denied her inheritance because defying the cultural practices of wife inheritance after the husband passed on.

Due to financial challenges, she was unable to proceed with her education and dropped out of class seven. Her frustration did not end there. In the process of looking for a way of earning a living to help her mother support the family. She met a bodaboda rider who took advantage of her and made her pregnant, later denied taking responsibility.

She has been offering laundry services to nearby household for a small fee as a means of earning a living. This has taken a toll on her dreams and aspiration as a young girl who has been raised through a lot of hardship.

That is why we need to construct the centre so that girls like Ruth can have a centre for love 

CFG has support many teen mothers to enhance their potential as a stepping stone in achieving their dreams because we believe dreams are valid.

Ruth heard about the 100 girl’s initiative but she was not absorbed immediately due to Covid related issues and lack of funds to support this program. Her zeal and patience have made her consistence to follow up if there is hope to be admitted to start the skill-based program.

She began her training recently on the 10/2/2022 which will last for 6 months. Ruth will be learning skills on hairdressing. She was very excited to join the training and she is vividly looking forward to be the best student in this cohort.

Her future plans are to work hard and one day own her own salon and offer the same opportunity to other young girl who have had similar challenges in life.

To Support our Train 100 Girls Project - Donate

Thank You so much for Supporting our Campaigns!
Yours Sincerely,
Pamela Ateka, CEO
Community Focus Group (CFG

To help expand our reach, please forward this 

Community Focus Group | P.O. Box 49491/00100 | Nairobi, Kenya
Phone#: 254705578108 |

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The Covid 19 pandemic has transformed the way we connect , the way we work, the way we relate to each other, Covid has tried our work, our relationships , our communities,  our countries, we have learned new methods,  new technologies that have revolutionized our communication,our work and our lives.


Community Focus Group centre will be a centre of transformation,  it will change the way youth, women and the community live their life, the activities, the trainings, the games, the workshops,  the festivals that will be held in the centre will be transformational. 

Thank you for your support for the construction of the CFG centre , your support will make the dream possible and transform the lives of many in our Community. 

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Community Focus Group (CFG)

Location: Nairobi - Kenya
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Twitter: @CFGkenya
Project Leader:
Pamela Ateka
Nairobi, Kenya
$2,850 raised of $1,000,000 goal
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