Responding to Deadly Conflicts in Western Kenya

by Transforming Community for Social Change
Responding to Deadly Conflicts in Western Kenya
Responding to Deadly Conflicts in Western Kenya
Responding to Deadly Conflicts in Western Kenya
Responding to Deadly Conflicts in Western Kenya
Responding to Deadly Conflicts in Western Kenya
Responding to Deadly Conflicts in Western Kenya
Responding to Deadly Conflicts in Western Kenya
Responding to Deadly Conflicts in Western Kenya
Responding to Deadly Conflicts in Western Kenya
Responding to Deadly Conflicts in Western Kenya
Responding to Deadly Conflicts in Western Kenya
Responding to Deadly Conflicts in Western Kenya
Responding to Deadly Conflicts in Western Kenya
Responding to Deadly Conflicts in Western Kenya
Responding to Deadly Conflicts in Western Kenya
Responding to Deadly Conflicts in Western Kenya
Feb 22, 2022

Children Celebration

Kids below 12 years with father Christmas
Kids below 12 years with father Christmas

Every year December 24th we climb Mount Elgon, a region that is a massive solitary volcanic mountain on the border of eastern Uganda and western Kenya. Its cooler heights offer respite for humans from the hot plains below, and its higher altitudes provide a refuge for flora and fauna.

Last year Christmas celebrations occur on December 23 and 24 at the Chepyuk Peace Centre. Activities for the two days were organized by the Transforming Community for Social Change (TCSC) volunteers

The first day was dedicated to the adolescence teenagers between the ages of 12-18, with experts in teenager’s matters of Academic and carrier choice, Self-esteem, health concerns and reproductive health, Depression, Menstruation, Cyber bullying, early pregnancy, Substance abuse and sexual transmitted diseases.

On day two all the 1000 children receive a nutritious meal, school supplies for the coming school year, and 5 months’ supply of sanitary napkins for girls over 12 years of age.

Many Children from poor families on Mt. Elgon have never had a possibility of celebrating Christmas. Last year over 1000 children attended the 2021 celebration. TCSC volunteers had an opportunity to organize healthy activities for these children including ball games, dancing competition, rope jumping and plenty of gifts from Father Christmas. Most of beneficiaries of the event were orphans and vulnerable children of Mt Elgon in Kenya. The event is getting bigger hopefully this year 2022 we may have more than 1000 kids coming

TCSC volunteer in the teenagers training
TCSC volunteer in the teenagers training
Kids playing at the peace center grounds
Kids playing at the peace center grounds
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