THROUGH SPORTS WE SHARE
2016 was a beautiful year, Our girls excelled in their national examinations, more than 250 girls out of the 340 candidates scored above average in their national examination. Only 2 girls dropped out of schools compared to more than 20 5 years ago, we are getting to zero! Only one girl because pregnant, 6 of our girls managed to access PEP (Post exposure profilaxis after unwanted sex.
900 adolescent girls aged 11 - 16 years were eqquipped with skills to exercise their rights through lifeskill and sports, thanks to your donations through Global Giving. Every Saturday 30 - 120 girls would turn up for a two our sessions, each one of them was taken through a 90 hour program focusing on Being Yourself, Being Empowered, Being Healthy and Being money savvy.
3 thematic games were organized for the girls and 1350 girls were reached, encouraged to speak out on matters affecting them, speak out incase of sexual harassment and seek help whenever in trouble. Polycom Development Project (PODEP) distributed 2500 pads to girls, all girls who sat for their examination were able to access pads every month during the last 3 months into their examination.
PODEP organized a side event in New York, during the Commission on Status of women and 2 girls from the slums joined the worked during this conference, and shared with the world about our work. PODEP started a Women Violence Prevention Sports program that saw stakeholders working closely with the women to promote peaceful coexistences. From 4 groups when the sports program started the year ended with 8 teams consisting of atleast 15 women each.We thank you all for our success!
2017 will be even better of you continue believing in us and telling your friends about us, thanks to all who supported during the Matching Challenge, we did not do so well but will be better organized in 2017.
WELCOME TO 2017!
Girls during lifeskill session
Reproductive Health - My Health my Responsibility
Girls kits by Days for Girls