RESCUING 200 GIRLS FROM FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION

by HEARTS OF MERCY EVERYWHERE(HOME)

Summary

This project will support 200 girls rescued from female genital mutilation in rural Kenya by providing them education,health and psychosocial support. The project too will provide information and communication materials advocating for alternative rite of passage in Kuria community.
$83,000
total goal
$83,000
remaining
0
donors
0
monthly donors
3
years active

Challenge

Given the retrogressive cultures still practiced in Kuria community, many girls are forced to undergo female genital mutilation, a practice that leaves many girls traumatized, in high reproductive health risk and deaths from excessive bleeding. After the practice, many girls are married off as young as twelve years thus jeopardizing their education. HOME is rescuing this vulnerable girls who need assistance to access education,health and psychosocial support.

Solution

Hearts Of Mercy Everywhere(HOME) strongly believes in advocacy and capacity building. With assistance, we shall provide education, health and psychosocial support to rescued girls as we advocate for alternative rite of passage to be adopted by the community.

Long-Term Impact

We will educate 200 girls as well as offer them health and psychosocial support, allowing them to rise above retrogressive cultures and be advocates of alternative rite of passage in the community thus promoting girl child empowerment as they provide better life for their families and the community as a whole.

Organization Information

HEARTS OF MERCY EVERYWHERE(HOME)

Location: ISIBANIA, MIGORI COUNTY - Kenya
Project Leader:
OMBERE STEVE NGEDE
ISIBANIA, Kenya

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This project is no longer accepting donations.

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