Monthly Archives: February 2016

  • Pregnancy-related school drop-outs have become a matter of public concern throughout Kenya. In most cases these schoolgirls either resort to unsafe and illegal abortions or face school expulsion. Girls who drop out of school due to pregnancy usually do not return to complete their education after childbirth, and find their opportunities for socio-economic advancement are […]

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  • Play in school is never considered important in many schools. There are many schools where the time set for Physical exercises is replaced by other subjects which the teachers think are more important. It is very important for teachers/care givers to understand the value of children playing. In many cases, play is used as a […]

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  • Gender violence is an umbrella term used for any harm that is perpetrated against a person’s will and that has a negative impact on the physical or psychological health, development, and identity of the person. Gender violence can be expressed in many forms including Sexual, physical, emotional & psychological, socio-economic and harmful traditional practices like […]

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  • The Family Empowerment Program (FEP) works towards improving the situation of vulnerable children in the slums, by improving their family situation. The FEP empowers disadvantaged willing parents in becoming better caregivers. This program consists of a wide range of interventions tailored specifically to the family needs. These include seminars to educate families, counseling support, economic […]

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