Education  Kenya Project #26905

Educate 500 Youths from Kibera Slum in Kenya

Educate 500 Youths from Kibera Slum in Kenya
Educate 500 Youths from Kibera Slum in Kenya
Educate 500 Youths from Kibera Slum in Kenya
Educate 500 Youths from Kibera Slum in Kenya

Project Report | Apr 12, 2019
I am Janet.

By Janet | Beneficiary.

Janet during the training
Janet during the training


"My name is Janet, I am a mother of two beautiful children. I was raised in the Village about 7 hours away from Nairobi. Growinig up, I had dreams of becoming a succefull Doctor and be able to take of my  family. I come from a  poor village and my family was not able to take care of my education. I then started to work as a houselp in one of fthe nearby estate as I also go to school, I was earning a minimum of $ 2 a day supporting my family and myself. 

Life was so difficult and evnetually dropped out of school, back in the village my family belileve that girls are "assets", and they should not work because they will end up being married and their husbands will take care of them. I found myself in this lie and before I knew it, I was forcefully married and taken to Nairobi with promise of a "better life". After 2 years, my "husband" became physiclally and emmotionally abusive. "You cannnot read or write,useless woman" He told me these hurting words. I left that home with two kids and my friend offered to host me.

I learnt about the women economic empowerment program from friend and I applied for it. The women economic empowerment equips young mothers or women who have been forcefully married with  practical skills on leadership and entrepreneurship. My friend has offered me to stay in her house untill I get back on my feet through this program.I have so far learnt how to start a small business and how to use my skills and talents" Janet 25 years. 


You donation this April will be matched up 50%. 

You donation is supports young mothers like Janet with practical entrepreneurship skills. 


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Location: NAIROBI, KENYA - Kenya
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Project Leader:
Victor Odhiambo
$50,221 raised of $90,000 goal
593 donations
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