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  • The time has come to promote – loudly and unashamedly – the role of good Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) in our school and at homes to trigger for better, stronger development of women and girls personal, educational and professional milestones. Though menstruation is a normal biological process and a key sign of reproductive health, in […]

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  • A name and nationality is every child’s right, enshrined in the Convention on the Rights of the Child and other international treaties. Registering children at birth is the first step in securing their recognition before the law, safeguarding their rights, and ensuring that any violation of these rights does not go unnoticed. Birth registration is […]

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  • Macheo believes that children can play a significant role as agents of transformation with the capability to engage in decision-making processes, in accordance with their evolving capacities and gradually increasing autonomy. When children learn to communicate opinions, take responsibility and make decisions, they develop a sense of belonging, justice, responsibility and solidarity. We believe that […]

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  • In April there was a three days training held on 25th to 27th April for our social workers, with an objectives of enhancing their capacity on needs identification, child protections policies, Psycho social support for vulnerable children, service delivery, impact assessment and service improvement. They were enlightened more on the role of the children’s office, […]

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  • Although the schools are closed this time of the year, our mentor trainers in the sanitary project are still visiting schools to do training on children and to teach them about life skills. This week they told the children in standard 7 and 8 about Cross Generation Relationships. With enhancement of life skill among children, […]

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  • While Kenya has made progress in increasing access to primary school education, secondary school participation for girls remains low. One of the main reasons for the low enrollment of girls in secondary education is the persistent high level of poverty, especially in urban slums and rural areas. Most families are unable to cover the cost […]

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  • At Macheo we aim to inspire women with the courage to break free from the chains of limiting belief patterns and societal conditioning that have traditionally kept them suppressed and unable to see their true beauty and power. Women have the potential to change their own economic status, as well as that of the communities […]

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  • At Macheo we believe that every child must have a good start to life through nurturing, care and safe environment. Proper care translates into children being healthier and children having fewer incidences of disease. Fewer school dropouts and repetition are reported as a result of having been exposed to stimulating exciting learning experiences both at […]

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  • Many primary school lack access to safe clean drinking water during school hours, although the importance of water and sanitary facilities for schools is acknowledged, in practice the water situation in many schools in Thika district is deplorable, and frequently not safe for children. Many schools suffer from non-existent, insufficient or broken water supply. Lack […]

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  • The Ministry of Education has implemented a number of policies in an attempt to address the inhibiting costs of accessing schools, most notably that of declaring schools fee-free. Despite these initiatives by the government access to school still remains a challenge. Poverty, ignorance and HIV/AIDS have rendered many vulnerable children not to go to school […]

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