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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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  • Being able to read and write is essential. Written words are gateways to knowledge and opportunity that are only accessible to those with the ability to understand them. Macheo believes that strong literacy and numeracy skills lay the foundation for all students to succeed at school and their daily life. We understand that without a […]

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  • Children have the rights to protection, freedom from violence & exploitation and to a safe and supportive environment. It is imperative that a safe and conducive environment be created and maintained for children to enable them to grow, develop and mature properly during the period of their childhood. Macheo believes that every child has an […]

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  • Investing in parent’s economic empowerment sets a direct path towards poverty eradication and inclusive economic growth. Family empowerment is a creative and sustainable ways of economically empowering parents so that they are able to send and keep their children in school. Parent can contribute to and benefit from growth processes in ways that recognize the […]

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  • Kenya’s high teenage pregnancy rate has resulted in thousands of girls abandoning their education early. 23% of girls aged between 15–19 years get pregnant with their first child while 50% begin child bearing by age of 20 years, according to Kenya Centre for Study of adolescence. Teenage pregnancy has many risks and consequences. The risks […]

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  • Raising children can be physical and emotional challenging, for parents who are struggling in life. That’s why parent/caregivers need all the support they can get to give them joy when caring for children. This helps to keep their relationship strong with their children. Care for Macheo means the availability of a responsible, positive and loving […]

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  • Transition from alternative care can be challenging for young children. It is widely recognized that a safe and secure family is the optimal environment for the growth and development of children. Maximum efforts should therefore be made to reintegrate children who are currently separated back into their families and communities. Macheo recognizes that it is […]

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  • Adolescence is a crucial stage of life and one that is challenging for most girls because of its physical and psychological changes. One of the major physiological changes in adolescence girls is menstruation. Macheo Children’s Centre understands that menstruation is not only a health concern, but also an educational policy concern – and has become […]

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  • As the world marks the International Literacy day today, Macheo Children’s Center seek to reflect and focus on the status of literacy and its importance to individuals, society and communities. The theme of this year is reading the past, writing the future. Macheo recognizes that literacy advancement is a human right and a means of […]

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  • Macheo believes that Parents, carers and families are by far the most important influences in a child’s life. Their support can play a vital role at all stages of education and children can achieve well at school when their parents/guardians and relatives take an interest in their school and schoolwork. When schools, families, and communities […]

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