Monthly Archives: November 2016

  • Despite progress, girls and women continue to be discriminated against in accessing education and within education systems. There are many reasons that prevent girls from going to school. Poverty, pregnancy, school-based violence, child marriage and discriminatory gender norms are some of the major obstacles to girls’ education. School fees, the threat of violence on the […]

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  • Teenage pregnancy has many risks and consequences. The risks cross two generations simultaneously, that of the young mother and that of her child. For the mother, pregnancy at an early age may mean leaving home, dropping out of school, social isolation, poor health and little or no access to prenatal care. For the child, it […]

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  • Every child deserves a quality education which includes a gender equality dimension. Macheo’s mission in the education domain is to increase children’s access to quality education. We are guided by three common principle: children are ready for schools, schools are ready for children, parents and community are ready to play their role. We come up […]

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  • All children have special talents that need to be noticed and nurtured so they will do well in school and in their later lives. In the course of working with schools, Macheo has noted the need to increase its activities to incorporate more school-based leisure and activities as a way of attracting and retaining more […]

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