Shoes for Haitian Girls

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No To Fgm

in Kisii, Kenya
Map of NO TO FGM In kisii district where many of the occupant are Kisis,they carry out their cultural practise commonly known as (FGM) Female Genital Mutilation.The practice is very dangerous it can cause over bleeding and a last lead to death of very young girls in the village and the neighbour hoods. Thanks to the catholic church which has build a camp for the girls who fleed from their homes to escape the cut.The church has made the girls lives different in that they offer them with education and bible teaching and also provides food shelter and clothings for the girls. "WE SHOUL SAY NO TO FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION". Read more.
Related to project keywords: young girls, camp, girls, food shelter, homes


By a male, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of LIFESTYLE IN KARAKOV, FAMILIES are very many yet houses are very small. Some people in the family are always forced to sleep outside since the houses are very small. For instance, a family composed of 20 children living in a single roomed house thus is impossible and therefore, this forces others to sleep outside or seek alternative sources of sleeping. This is what forces some girls to sleep at their boyfriends hence ending up risking their lives by having early pregnancies during those periods. Read more.
Related to project keywords: alternative, seek, girls, families, houses

Hiv/aids Killer Diseases

By a male, under 16 years old, in Mombasa, Kenya
Map of HIV/AIDS KILLER DISEASES Many young girls and women at the coast are abused sexually by older men. They are forced to drop out of school due to lack of school fees and poverty. They end up working in sexual institutions without knowing that there are consequences afterward. The young girls display themselves along the beaches and streets at night to wait for men who are coming from work. They end up being affected by STIs and the killer HIV that does not have a cure. The police institution has been trying their best to put a stop to this problem but they have failed. An NGO came up and build schools and provided free education fro girls and to put a stop to girls roaming around the street looking for money through sex. They have also build homes for the homeless young girls and women, which has brought a change to many girls in Mombasa and solved the spread of HIV/AIDS. Read more.
Related to project keywords: young girls, girls, street, working, sex

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Yifat Susskind

New York, New York United States

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