Help 30 Russian kids with hearing loss communicate

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Giving Gospel A New Look

By a female, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of giving gospel a new look K-krew commonly known as kubamba is a gospel group ministering the word of God.It also gives both the young and the old a chance to come to the studio and talk on different issues affecting both the young and old.Throughout their show which is normally held every Sunday they play music interview very inspiring individuals who come and raise words of wisdom to the viewers.They also discuss crusial yet important issue.Recently they held a show where they had a Sunday session the youth then last the parents K-Krew has inspired and transformed many lives. Read more.
Related to project keywords: young old, discuss, parents, come, play

Non Verbal Communication

By a female, under 16 years old, in Nairobi/starehe, Kenya
Map of Non verbal Communication Back in the 18th go down to 12th century non verbal communication was associated with drum beating,use of horns or smoking of fire.Non verbal communication means not involving words or speed.Thanks to the world today where things have changed better to other signs of modern non verbal communication like facial expression and eye contact.The face is responsible for most of the meaning of NVC basic facial expression which happiness suprice fear and anger are fairly universal.Nevertheless expressions are raised or lowered eyebrows nervous non verbal communication clenched teeth or tensed pursed lips gives clue to a persons feelings.Eye contact performs several functions like showing interest alternitiveness,it shows interest to participate and eye contact.Clothing and personal space also communicate non verbal message.In fact people use one's clothing to determine credibility and persuasiveness.In the past years,appropriate business dress was fairly clear cut,but today's dress codes ranges from traditional to casual and vary from company to company.The informal distance roles for conversing in different situations differ from culture to culture,family to family and person to person.When an individual's person space requirement is violated that other person becomes uncomfortable and will move away to correct the distance.Some rooms look friendly and inviting while other look cold and unfriendly and even create a feeling of stress.To conclude noise level, heat,ventilation, lack of windows and furniture arrangement are other factors tot hat can non verbally affect communication. Read more.
Related to project keywords: communicate, meaning, thanks, face, means


By a male, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of slums Women in the slums are mostly widows. They therefore wake up everyday and walk to the industrial area where they work to feed their young ones. This is a firing experience because they wake up early and usually come back late. The people feeling this more are their babies. They are left sleeping. When they wake up they take care of themselves. As a result of being the plight of these young Kenyans, a woman name many people decided to open a place where women can leave their children when they go for work and pick them when they are back. Read more.
Related to project keywords: go work, work, place, result, children go


By a male, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of ABORTION Abortion is the killing or removing of the unborn baby from the mothers womb before nine months. in Nairobi the dangerous place in kawangware because the boys there girlfriend. Play with girls. You cannot find a boy without a girlfriend.Every term you must hear that a girl has dropped out of school because of being pregnant. When he girl is home she fi nd a good way to kill the baby so as to avoid shame from fellow friends. The cases of abortion rose higher man ever before. Each and every time a baby must be found dead or dropped somewhere.Mr. Irungu the areas chief got dissapointed with such cases and organised a meeting in his office with the girls and their female parents. During the meeting they discussed on hoe to protect themselves against sex how to talk to boys and men and how to avoid sex before marriage The chief a longer time to to talk about abortion but it is still going on. Read more.
Related to project keywords: parents, place, find, months, play

How To Prevent Cheating.

By a male, under 16 years old, in Trans-nzoia, Kenya
Map of How to prevent cheating. Teachers should take steps to prevent students from cheating in exams. To begin with teachers should stop re using aid test.Even a test that has been used once is soon known on the student.Grepeving students will check with their friends to find out, for example, what was on or thompson's biology final last term.They have even managed to come across a copy of the test itself"not handed in by a former student of or.Thompson's,teacher should also take some common sense precautions during test time. Read more.
Related to project keywords: test, check, come, find, teacher

Accepting Ourselves And Choosing Life

By a female, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of ACCEPTING OURSELVES AND CHOOSING LIFE Today during my normal visit of home based care. I visit this lady. Grace Achieng, she as been living positively for more than 10 y ears now and she takes the initiative to tell us that HIV AIDS is just a disease like any other. We notice that she has kids nd she has adopted one. Her last kids she had gotten them while she was positive. She tells that when one is positive she can have childern but only if she they had been taken medicine and their cd4 cells reached 700 this means that their immune system was high and that they were strong. She freely tells us her status and that she has nothing to hide about it. She tells us that she likes engaging young people to go visit VCT centres, know their status so that when one is positive he/she get counselling and ARV's medication earlier. and when found negative one gets advice on how to prevent themselves from infection. Read more.
Related to project keywords: earlier, just, kids, means, strong

Willing To Learn

By a female, 31-45 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of WILLING TO LEARN Mseza day care centre is a community school found in a slum based area called soweto in Nairobi,Kenya. The pupils in this school mostly come from a poor background and can rarely afford to pay their school fees.It is like they are learning for free.The few who can afford to pay cannot maintain the teachers salaries. Maintainance of teachers has been a big challenge in this school for quite a long time.A teacher comes with a willing heart to impact something in the pupils life in terms one,but this does not go for long,why? 1.It is difficult for the teacher to deliver his/her service with an empty stomach and also it is quite difficult for the same teacher to teach a pupil who is hungry too. -This has lead to many drop outs in the school. 2.The school lacks teaching materials among other things. Something has to be done in order to help these pupils from the less unfortunate families lead a normal life just like any other child with help of their willing teachers and headteacher. Read more.
Related to project keywords: child, learn, families, teacher, comes

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Julia Ashmore

Crewe, Cheshire United Kingdom

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