Empower 300 Girls through Education in Turkey

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The Efforts Of Jikaze Group

By a male, 22-30 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of The Efforts of Jikaze Group Jikaze women group is an organization that was formed in 2006. Through partnership with the church the group has really thrived hard towards reaching where they are. Their main objective is to provide forms of assistance to empower people especially women to become economically self-relient and partners in development and to uncover and deal with the root cause of poverty and discrimination with a view to improve their living standards. In 2009 the Organization Voluntarily donated money to the jobless women and therefore empowering them on how to start some income generating activities. This was a huge opportunity for those involved since many women succeeded. Read more.
Related to project keywords: root, partners, discrimination, empower, development

Discrimination Against The Girl-child

By a female, 22-30 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of DISCRIMINATION AGAINST THE GIRL-CHILD Once in my village there was a happening whereby weer given much priority than girls, so there was a family with two boys and three girls and these two boys were regarded much important than these girls even when it came to academic, the boys were given first priority. The two boys went to school together with the three girls, on the contrary the girls did well than the boys and the parents were really disappointed, then one of the learned teacher in the village advised the parents to treat both the girls and boys without any discrimination, this in deed rectified the problem ultimately and both the three girls and two boys were treated equally. Read more.
Related to project keywords: ultimately, girls boys, discrimination, problem, important


By a female, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of UNFAIR Conflict refer to disagreements or quarrels, or war between two or more groups of people over some issues in society, some of the cause of conflicts occurs a country, people are not able to take part in development activities.When resources are not fairly distributed among social groups and regions, misunderstanding and bounds to occur. Unequal distribution of national resources such as industries, educational institutions, health facilities and roads among different groups of people in society may cause unrest. this is because those who are denied these things will complain. Read more.
Related to project keywords: occur, educational, society, two, resources

Gods Given Samaritan

By a female, 16-21 years old, in Turkana/mandera, Kenya
Map of Gods given samaritan Mission of mercy is an organization that begun in the year 2000.This is an organization that was established by some Koreans.It was an idea of one of them after he,John Park who is a paster dream t of helping the needy especially orphans in Kenya.this is the 10th year since it begun.It has grown since the establisher and his wife,have been able to get other well wishers from America.They have established mission centers which have schools,hospitals and church for spiritual growth,for those under sponsorship.they have been established in places like mandera,Turkana and also Kiambu.They have also managed to support a lot of internally displaced persons. besides that,many have gotten an opportunity to get education through sponsorship from respective donors abroad.Indeed,mr and Mrs john Park are people to be thanked for.they are also taking these above 300 marks foe sponsorship.may god bless them. Read more.
Related to project keywords: donors, year, mission, established, dream

Problems Found In Those Living In Slums

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi Kibera, Kenya
Map of Problems found in those living in slums For many times, I have heard of mother Teresa, her work of charity and dedication to saving the community. The missionary of charity located in Ngei estate of langata provide refuge for people with mental problem,they provide food,healthcare and more important giving them gift of love.The center has admitted many people from Kibera slum and other slums who had been neglated. May the lord shower them with blessing. Read more.
Related to project keywords: problem, giving, provide, important, love

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Sevda Aleckson

Cary, North Carolina United States

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