Education
 Kenya
Project #2161

Educate 150 Orphaned Teenage Kenyan Mothers

by Trans-nzoia Youth Sports Association (TYSA)
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Summary

150 teenage mothers go back to school and develop their careers, start small business and be great, empowered women. We are also providing a safe children centre for the teenage mothers.
$30,138
total raised
439
donors
0
monthly donors
8
years active

Challenge

5.5 million Girls between 15 and 19 years give birth annually in sub-Saharan Africa. 62% estimated mothers in sub-Sahara Africa are between ages 15- 19. In Kenya Poverty and deprivation are major factors contributing to teenage pregnancy. More school girls submit to early sex in exchange of money. 'We are helping orphaned teenage mothers to live their dream again through access to education, business and provision of care centre for their children' Gichuki Francis, Executive Director.

Solution

Provide loans to women to start business and provide child care services, nutrition and healthcare.

Long-Term Impact

This project helps 150 orphaned teenage mothers to get education and develop their careers thus increase their income to support their children , families and positively influence the society to value girls.

Organization Information

Trans-nzoia Youth Sports Association (TYSA)

Location: Kitale, Trans nzoia County - Kenya
Website: http:/​/​www.tysak.org
Project Leader:
Gichuki Francis
Executive Officer
Kitale, Kenya

Funded Project!

Thanks to 439 donors like you, a total of $30,138 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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