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Teen pregnancies: The new nightmare for parents amid covid-19

When the President of Kenya announced the immediate closure of schools due to covid-19, this was the best move to reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus in schools and the community. We were protecting our children from what the World Health Organization (WHO) announced on 11th march 2020 as a world pandemic. The Government [...]

By |2020-07-03T17:37:03+03:00July 3rd, 2020|Uncategorised|0 Comments

The role of Kenyan leaders in fighting COVID-19

A day after the president’s address to the nation on Covid-19 status in Kenya, one of the political leaders allegedly called for a political rally. This politician did this in broad daylight. The police did a good job in dispersing the crowd. How could a leader be so careless, knowing clearly that his actions could [...]

By |2020-06-19T16:05:57+03:00June 19th, 2020|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Cooperation essential for successful implementation of the Menstrual Hygiene Policy in Kenya.

“In November 2019, as a menstrual health and hygiene trainer, I received an invitation to offer menstrual health and hygiene training to a group of teenage girls in a remote village in Samburu County. This became a transformative experience that has greatly contributed to my passion as a menstrual hygiene management (MHM) trainer. I could [...]

By |2020-05-28T12:35:21+03:00May 28th, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Cooperation essential for successful implementation of the Menstrual Hygiene Policy in Kenya.

COVID-19: Moving from relief to development.

I grew up in Kibera slum. Kibera is the second largest urban slum in Africa and the largest in Kenya. The description of Kibera varies depending on your experience and the time you have spent in the community. This description shocks me “Kibera is heavily polluted by human refuse, garbage, soot, dust, and other wastes. The [...]

By |2020-04-30T15:14:57+03:00April 30th, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on COVID-19: Moving from relief to development.

Reducing the spread of Covid-19 in informal settlements.

It is a tough time for the entire world. Covid-19 is spreading and people living in informal settlements are afraid because most of them lack access to clean water, soap and sanitation facilities. We have developed a community solution to reduce the spread of Covid-19. Though the solution is temporary we hope this can be [...]

By |2020-03-26T15:31:31+03:00March 26th, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Reducing the spread of Covid-19 in informal settlements.

Let’s play our part to stop the spread of COVID-19 in informal settlements.

As Covid-19 in Kenya surged to 15 confirmed cases as at March 23, 2020 fear sweeps the country. Rarely have so many of us been so afraid. The spread of Covid-19 presents the greatest challenge of our time, threatening our loved ones and bringing uncertainty to our society. Worst-case predictions have shaken our way of [...]

By |2020-03-23T17:19:21+03:00March 23rd, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Let’s play our part to stop the spread of COVID-19 in informal settlements.

250 girls trained on Menstrual Hygiene Management

Over 250 girls from five primary schools in Chasimba Ward, Kilifi County received sanitary towels and training on Menstrual Hygiene Management from Garden of Hope Foundation (GOHF) in partnership with Love Your Neighbor /Kivuli Kijijini. Speaking while launching the training, GOHF’s Country Director, Floridah Atieno, noted that there was a need to distribute dignity kits [...]

By |2020-02-21T10:36:46+03:00February 21st, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on 250 girls trained on Menstrual Hygiene Management

Gender Based Violence: The Role of Men.

It is 11pm, I am struggling to finish my homework due 8am the following day. It has been raining the past two hours, I have to consistently change my sitting position due to the leaking roof. My two brothers and sisters are staring at me, bundled in one corner of the house they can’t find [...]

By |2019-11-29T14:35:53+03:00November 29th, 2019|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Gender Based Violence: The Role of Men.

We are failing our girls.

17,000 participants and 30,000 activists streamed into Beijing for the opening of the Fourth World Conference on Women in September 1995. 189 government representatives debated. It is only fair to say that the debates were sometimes heated. The conference took two weeks and as a result, all the countries adopted the famously referred as Beijing [...]

By |2019-10-16T16:40:27+03:00October 10th, 2019|Uncategorised|Comments Off on We are failing our girls.
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