child development

  • Anna likes education very much. She lost her parent when she was in class four and her my grandmother had a challenge of looking after 12 children whom most of them did not get a chance to go to school. Since her parent died, all she was told is to become a good and obedient […]

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  • Sport is a common language that can be understood by many children. It is a powerful tool that can help in breaking down many barriers and also help children feel good about themselves, both physically and mentally. Sport is quite beneficial to children, by playing sports children develop physical skills, exercise, make new friends, have […]

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  • As stipulated in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC), all children have the right to protection from all forms of violence, injury or abuse, neglect, child labor, maltreatment or exploitation, including sexual abuse and exploitation. Macheo Children’s Centre is dedicated in promoting children’s rights and ensuring their welfare and physical security […]

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  • Today’s children face many challenges that deter them from reaching their full potential. Children face multiple violence, diseases, discrimination and physical/emotional abuse. Beyond reading, writing and arithmetic, a child’s ability to navigate this increasingly complex world requires a broad set of competencies, cognitive, social and practical awareness. At Macheo, we believe that life skills are […]

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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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  • 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 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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  • 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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  • 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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