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  • Macheo Children’s Centre places a strong focus on investing in adolescents and development, health and human rights, particularly for vulnerable girls. That’s why we deliver diverse programmes in schools to increase adolescence and young people’s decision-making power to give them a voice within their school and communities. The young adolescents are empowered especially on their […]

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  • Every school holiday Macheo Children’s Centre Organizes seminars for the Secondary School Program students to equip them with life skills that allows them to create a life plan and equip them with skills to take steps toward achieving their goals. The seminar is structured in a way that each student receives encouragement in becoming more […]

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  • Macheo Children’s Centre believes that the educational environment for children should be safe and healthy. It promotes Child-friendly environment in schools with an aim of protecting the rights of children, developing a learning environment in which children are motivated and able to learn. Where the Staff/teachers in the school are friendly, welcoming to children and […]

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  • As we celebrate breast feeding week, Macheo is reflecting on the advances it has made on breastfeeding and how it is a key element in getting us to think about how to value our well-being from the start of life, how to respect each other and care for the world we share. Macheo Children’s Center […]

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  • Susan Mbuli is 27 years old and a mother of four children. She lives in a small one roomed house with her four children. To her paying rent and providing the basic needs for her children was a difficult task. She relied on casual jobs mainly washing clothes but these jobs were irregular. This meant […]

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  • At Macheo Children’s Centre we believe in equipping children with knowledge about their rights and responsibilities. We create forums for child rights awareness in schools through club meetings, training, poems, plays and debates. Through this forums children are provided with a platform to realize their right to participate and address issues that affect them and […]

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  • Each day, the safety and well-being of some children across our country are threatened by child abuse and neglect. Too many children remain vulnerable to poverty, abuse, exposure to child labor, exclusion and potential risks which limit their opportunities. Macheo provides a foundation for understanding child maltreatment and the roles and responsibilities for parent and […]

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  • Every child has an equal chance at life, to have an opportunity to not just survive but to thrive, and to be free from violence, abuse and neglect, it is, perhaps, less understood or acknowledged that this is also the legal right of every child not only in Kenya but indeed the whole world.Children have […]

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  • As the world faces increasing challenges every day, children are exposed to devastating challenges which significantly impact their psycho-social well-being and development. Exposure to violence, trauma, poverty, conflict, HIV/AIDS and other health problems has severe psycho-social consequences on these children. It is important to provide support for the emotional and social aspects of a child’s […]

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  • Good health is vital to socio-economic development in a country, given that it enables people to participate in economic, social and political development. It has an important indicator of quality of life and a major contributor to human capital. Improved health leads to improvement in life expectancy and reduces production time wasted, thus resulting in […]

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