primary school program

  • At Macheo, we believe that there is need to equip our children with the kind of skills that will enable them to meet life challenges. To cope with the increasing pace and change of modern life, students need new life skills such as the ability to deal with stress and frustration. We empower children Like […]

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  • As the food crisis in Kenya continues to worsen, Macheo will continue to provide school meals which are not just a powerful incentive to come to school, but a vital lifeline for vulnerable children in desperate need of nourishment. Macheo Children’s Centre provides a hot lunch to around 9,000 pupils daily in 21 schools. School […]

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  • Many kids in Kenya are facing the school day on an empty stomach because there isn’t enough food at home. The current drought period which was declared a national disaster by the government has caused real shortage of food and water. This has made it even harder for vulnerable families to access food as the […]

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  • I was born in Juja and I live with my siblings and parents in Gachagi slum. There are six children in our family. The impairments caused by my condition make life very difficult. I always have trouble with the sun and have to cover up with heavy, long-sleeved clothing and wear sunglasses to protect my […]

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  • For many girls, what should be a celebration of womanhood becomes a time of shame, embarrassment and stigmatization with dire consequences that affects their education and consequently their future. The onset of puberty marks a sharp decline in school attendance and could even lead to girls dropping out of school completely. One of the reasons […]

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  • Education is one of the fundamental human rights. It is critical for the development of individuals and societies. It helps in paving the way to a successful and productive future. Quality basic education better equips girls and boys with the knowledge and skills necessary to adopt healthy lifestyles that protects themselves and take an active […]

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  • The ability for children to see things from others viewpoint is essential for their growth and competence. Without this ability, children remain self-centered and unable to relate to the interests, needs, and rights of others. Children need a shared social experience that provides the opportunity for them to encounter and explore things in a different […]

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  • 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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  • 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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