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  • Adolescent girls should be at the heart of a life course approach—a young adolescent girl is still a child, but often she will soon become a mother. Adolescent pregnancy is associated with higher risk of maternal mortality and morbidity, stillbirths, neonatal deaths, preterm births, and low birth weight. At Macheo we believe that the health […]

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Psychosocial support refers to care and support which influences both the individual and the social environment in which people live. It ranges from care and support offered by caregivers, family members, friends, neighbours, teachers, and community members on a daily basis but also extends to care and support offered by specialised psychological and social services. […]

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  • Kenyan children in public schools have been out of school time to time since 1960s due to national teachers strike. These strikes happen when the teachers demand for pay rise. All primary and secondary schools were supposed to open on 31st of August 2015. Unfortunately, this didn’t happen due to the teachers strike. The children […]

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  • Over the years, Macheo has worked with needy children and their communities to improve their lives. We have learnt many lessons through our own experiences and have been able to identify some best practices, which we replicate in various programs and project. This works for us and many successes have been realized. However, Macheo wants […]

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  • Education Empowerment is part of Macheo’s Primary School Program. On the age of children in the program, we recruit those of school going age who have missed out opportunities to be in school and their ages range from 8 years to 12 years. The number of children at any given time is 15. This is […]

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