Education  Kenya Project #28378

Train 100 Young Teen Mums to Gain Skills in Kenya

by Community Focus Group (CFG)
Train 100 Young Teen Mums  to Gain Skills in Kenya
Train 100 Young Teen Mums  to Gain Skills in Kenya
Train 100 Young Teen Mums  to Gain Skills in Kenya
Train 100 Young Teen Mums  to Gain Skills in Kenya
Train 100 Young Teen Mums  to Gain Skills in Kenya
Train 100 Young Teen Mums  to Gain Skills in Kenya
Train 100 Young Teen Mums  to Gain Skills in Kenya
Train 100 Young Teen Mums  to Gain Skills in Kenya
Mar 11, 2019

2019 New Homabay Cohorts - We Need Your Support

This year 2019 we have three new cohorts in homabay who are going to graduate in August 2019, kindly read their stories and support us to change their lives this year

LILLIAN AWOUR ATIENO

 

Age:  17 years

County: Homabay

Residence: Oyugis town

Personal goal

To work hard and become independent and take care of her two-year child and in future help her parent support her siblings.

Her Story

Lillian comes from a vulnerable family and she dropped out of school in class 8 due to lack of school fees and got pregnant at the age of 15 years. She has a two-year daughter and lives with her aunt whom she helps out in house chores. She is born in a family of eight kids and she is the third born in her family. She had to seek refuge somewhere else after her father discovered she was pregnant and constantly faced emotional abuse and one day she was hit with a machete by her father and flee to safety at her aunt’s place the scar always reminds her of her experience and struggles. Until today she has never gone back home but hopping one she will be able to forgive her father.

Hobbies: sports, watching movies and singing

 

MARY ACHIENG OTIENO

Age: 16 years

County: Homabay

Residence: Oyugis town

Personal Goal

One day to own her own salon and beauty parlor, since she is passionate about hairdressing and beauty and be able to become a responsible mother to her daughter.

Her story

Mary come from a vulnerable home and she is the first born in a family of 6 and she dropped out of school immediately she found out she was pregnant in class eight. Her parents were so disappointed in her and decided to not to take her back to school even after she gave birth to her daughter who in now one and a half years old. The parents told her she was a disgrace to the family and she has lost the only opportunity to go to school by getting pregnant at such a young age. Her life has been miserable; she has been moving from one relative to another being promised to be taken back to school as she helps with house chores but all has been in vain. She has gone through a lot of abuse and challenges of life as a result of being a teen mother in the process of fending for his child.

Hobbies: Reading magazines, watching movies and sports especially football

 

 

ame: Emmaculate   Awour  Ochieng

Age:  18 years

County: Homabay

Area of Residence: Oyugis town

Personal Mission:

 To be successful in everything she does and become a great person in future.

Her Story:

Emmaculate was born in a family of 5.She lost her father when she was very young and she has

known her mother as the only bread winner all her life. Her mum leaves in the village and is a

part time house help which cannot be enough to cater for their needs as a family. Currently she is

8 month pregnant and working as a house help to raise money for her coming baby while leaving

with a relative.

This initiative has come as a blessing being that she loves hair dressing it will help her enhance

her skills and become better and earn a living to support her child when he is bo

ame: Emmaculate   Awour  Ochieng

Age:  18 years

County: Homabay

Area of Residence: Oyugis town

Personal Mission:

 To be successful in everything she does and become a great person in future.

Her Story:

Emmaculate was born in a family of 5.She lost her father when she was very young and she has

known her mother as the only bread winner all her life. Her mum leaves in the village and is a

part time house help which cannot be enough to cater for their needs as a family. Currently she is

8 month pregnant and working as a house help to raise money for her coming baby while leaving

with a relative.

This initiative has come as a blessing being that she loves hair dressing it will help her enhance

her skills and become better and earn a living to support her child when he is bo

Personal Mission:

 To be successful in everything she does and become a great person in future.

Her Story:

Emmaculate was born in a family of 5.She lost her father when she was very young and she has

known her mother as the only bread winner all her life. Her mum leaves in the village and is a

part time house help which cannot be enough to cater for their needs as a family. Currently she is

8 month pregnant and working as a house help to raise money for her coming baby while leaving

with a relative.

This initiative has come as a blessing being that she loves hair dressing it will help her enhance

her skills and become better and earn a living to support her child when he is born.

 

Hobbies:

 Listening to music, hair dressing and watching African movies

 

Area of Residence: Oyugis town

Personal Mission:

 To be successful in everything she does and become a great person in future.

Her Story:

Emmaculate was born in a family of 5.She lost her father when she was very young and she has

known her mother as the only bread winner all her life. Her mum leaves in the village and is a

part time house help which cannot be enough to cater for their needs as a family. Currently she is

8 month pregnant and working as a house help to raise money for her coming baby while leaving

with a relative.

This initiative has come as a blessing being that she loves hair dressing it will help her enhance

her skills and become better and earn a living to support her child when he is born.

 

Hobbies:

 Listening to music, hair dressing and watching African movie

Area of Residence: Oyugis town

Personal Mission:

 To be successful in everything she does and become a great person in future.

Her Story:

Emmaculate was born in a family of 5.She lost her father when she was very young and she has

known her mother as the only bread winner all her life. Her mum leaves in the village and is a

part time house help which cannot be enough to cater for their needs as a family. Currently she is

8 month pregnant and working as a house help to raise money for her coming baby while leaving

with a relative.

This initiative has come as a blessing being that she loves hair dressing it will help her enhance

her skills and become better and earn a living to support her child when he is born.

 

Hobbies:

 Listening to music, hair dressing and watching African moviNan

Personal Mission:

 To be successful in everything she does and become a great person in future.

Her Story:

Emmaculate was born in a family of 5.She lost her father when she was very young and she has

known her mother as the only bread winner all her life. Her mum leaves in the village and is a

part time house help which cannot be enough to cater for their needs as a family. Currently she is

8 month pregnant and working as a house help to raise money for her coming baby while leaving

with a relative.

This initiative has come as a blessing being that she loves hair dressing it will help her enhance

her skills and become better and earn a living to support her child when he is born.

 

Hobbies:

 Listening to music, hair dressing and watching African movies

Name: Emmaculate Awour Ochieng

Age: 18 years

County: Homabay

Area of Residence: Oyugis town

Personal Mission: To be successful in everything she does and to be a great person in the future

Her Story:

Emmaculate was born in a family of Five.She lost her father when she was and she has known her mother as the only bread winner her mother lives in the village and she works as a househelp. Emmaculate lost her child last year and had to take a break from the training to grief the loss of her child. She is continuing this year after grieving the loss of her child.

 

Her Hobbies:

Listening to music, hairdressing and watching African movies

Support  Community Focus Group by  helping our girls change their lives To Support Our 100 Girls Project go to  www.cfgintl.org and donate

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