Counsel for 1000 raped young girls in rural Kenya

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We are training 100 youths in trauma and counseling so that they can counsel 1000 raped girls sexually abused in rural Kenya after the post election violence and continous home raids by militia gangs.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

400,000 people were displaced after the post election violence in Kenya 2008. Girls and women experienced the worst ordeal. Many were gang raped. Cases of mother and their daughters raped by one man is very high ‘We are helping raped girls and women to recover from the ordeal of rape and sexual abuse by proving counseling, medication and play therapy’ Gichuki Francis, Executive Director

How will this project solve this problem?

•If we train more counselors, we shall be able to reach more girls and women •By providing counseling services, the raped girls and mothers will recover leading a normal live •Through medication, the health of the girls and mothers will be better

Potential Long Term Impact

This project will support 1000 raped girls and mothers through counseling, medication and sports therapy which will help them live a normal life, be integrated and accepted in the community.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $2,200

Funding Information

This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.

Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $2,200 .  The original project funding goal was $23,000.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).

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Thanks to 21 donors like you, a total of $2,200 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Project Leader

Gichuki Francis

Executive Officer
Kitale, Kenya

Where is this project located?

Map of Counsel for 1000 raped young girls in rural Kenya