Empowerment of Teenage Mothers

by Hope for Teenage Mothers
Empowerment of Teenage Mothers
Empowerment of Teenage Mothers
Empowerment of Teenage Mothers
Empowerment of Teenage Mothers
Empowerment of Teenage Mothers
Empowerment of Teenage Mothers
Empowerment of Teenage Mothers
Empowerment of Teenage Mothers
Empowerment of Teenage Mothers
Empowerment of Teenage Mothers
Empowerment of Teenage Mothers
Empowerment of Teenage Mothers
Empowerment of Teenage Mothers
Empowerment of Teenage Mothers
Empowerment of Teenage Mothers
Empowerment of Teenage Mothers
Empowerment of Teenage Mothers
Empowerment of Teenage Mothers
Empowerment of Teenage Mothers
Empowerment of Teenage Mothers
Empowerment of Teenage Mothers
Empowerment of Teenage Mothers
Mery's Children
Mery's Children

Each big step starts with a small one.

Our girls have been on a journey and every day a story is created. Every teenage mum has a story to tell.  Some of the teen mums have started a new business, others completed college and graduated while others move on to higher levels of schooling and employment. This happens because of your determination to support our course. We are very proud to be associated with you and to partner with you. 

One proud teenage mother (Mercy) has a good story to tell. She is the mother of five children. When our organization found her she was homeless and the children had nothing to eat. She is happy now that she can feed her children and she has a  shelter for her children. All of her children also go to school.

Mercy has started a small business to sell second-hand clothes in her kiosk and with this, she is able to feed her children. when I asked her about the business she said she started by buying and selling one bail of secondhand clothes two years ago. Our organization supported her by increasing her stock to 3 bails now. This has helped her increase her profit and save more for her children.

''Now I can feed and take my children to school'', Mercy said.

Though Mercy is able to take her children to school and feed them she is still living in the slums Through your continuous generous kind support, Hope for Teenage Mothers will enable her to a move to a better house that has more security and one that is free from slum fires.

Thank you for partnering with us throughout 2019.

We look forward to your partnership in 2020.

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Alimlim with her tailoring machine
Alimlim with her tailoring machine

Alimlim is her real name.She joined Hope for Teenage Mothers project  in 2011.Alimlim was a shy girl who only knew how to look after cattle and goats from her village in Oloitotok a place located in the boader of Kenya and Tanzania.She did not know how to read and write.She had low self esteem and no communication skills

A mother of 4 children, who gave birth to her first child at the age of 13 years due to her cultural background.Her community marries girls at the age of 7 years.

Hope for Teenage Mothers enroled Alimlim to a non- formal education class to be taught how to read and write.Her 4 children were put in an orphange after our successful search for a favourable one. Dedicated to educating them ,the arragement  was to seeing them during the schools holidays.

After sucessful completion of reading  and writing  Alimlim was enroled in a dress making class  that also offers communication skills and financial literacy . 

Alimlim is now a pround mother and  says ,"Thank you to all who have supported me to be whom I am today.I can now afford to pay school fees and feed my children''.   

Alimlim is a mentor to other teenage mothers within her community and encourages teenage girls to go to school .She has bought two tailoring machines to advance her business of dress making.

Thank you to all our donors who have helped teenage mothers like Alimlim  to grow and  support their families.Your support changes lives.

Thank you very much for your continued support.

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Thanking all our partners for generous support for the past years and your kind contribution to our projects. We sincere ly appreciate you.

Mentoring of the young people by the elder ones is the Key  to a successful future in today’s world.

There are many challenges facing the youth and young people for example on issues of teenage pregnancy, low self-esteem, and alcohol and drugs abuse. Etc.   

Hope for Teenage Mothers organization has partnered with various universities in four counties across the country to support the young vulnerable girls through mentorship programs.The students from various Universities are volunteering on this program to work with the teenage mothers and other vulnerable youth within our program. One of the students said, ”I am excited to be a mentor in this program’’.

The program encourages innovativeness and skills activation of the vulnerable groups so that no one is left behind. This model of mentoring is l support the teenage mothers and the vulnerable youth to becoming self-independent.

We welcome your thoughts on this program.

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Thank you our partners and friends of Hope For Teenage Mothers for all your kind and continous support .

This  small boy (pictured below) braved the  heavy floods that swept his home  and all the households after a dam broke its walls.Our organization has been working with his family and other families that were affected inorder to rebuild the lives again.

We want to thank those who have been partnering with us to rebuild the lives of the most vulnerable members of our society and including the teen mums and their children.

This month of December is a month  of giving to the very needy in our society and around the world.We want to thank you in advance for your generous and continued support  to our teenage mothers and their children.

God bless you .

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Thank you all our supporters to our project for Hope for  Teenage Mothers empowement in Kenya.Everyday we have seen a positive change in our communities due to the support that you are giving to us.  

Women from Kenya have learned the skills of independence.Through these skills they are feeding their children and paying school fees for them.This is a trend that has grown in Kenyan communities especially in 3 projects that we are supporting .Women in the urban areas are receiving mentorship from their children and grand children who are in school and  being encouraged to take adult learning.One woman said, "I do not want to be left behind".A follow up on her shows that she can now  read and write .She is  also able to interprete patterns which she translates into weaving bags.   

The local market is available for the products made by the women and are looking to expanding them.The materials used to make the handmade products are locally avaiable and most of them are organic .

We encourage all to get involved.

 

Karibu! (Welcome)

Thank you very much.

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Hope for Teenage Mothers

Location: Nairobi, GPO - Kenya
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Hope for Teenage Mothers
Lucy Ndungu
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Lucy Ndungu
Program Coordinator
Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya

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