Together, we can empower every girl to manage their menstruation safely and without shame. Based on our Menstrual hygiene report 33% of girls from Karare who have started their period use disposable sanitary pads; they are willing to use reusable sanitary pads. The parents contribute by providing the disposable sanitary pads which are available inContinue reading It is Menstrual Hygiene Day; Menstruation isn’t shameful. It is natural.
Stella is a student from Loruko primary school. Since joining the mentorship program Stella has shown good leadership skills. She is a focused and self-driven student. She was identified as one of the peer mentors to support other girls within Loruko primary school. Stella narrates how the mentorship program has changed her life both academicallyContinue reading Get to know how their lives have changed since joining Amuka mentorship program
It was the first ever IWD celebrations in the area. Over 40 women from within Karare attended the event, which took place at Karare Catholic church hall. Celebrating International Women’s Day in Karare was one of the ways to acknowledge women who are setting precedents and embracing civilization in the midst of cultural, the traditionalContinue reading International Women’s Day Celebrations in Karare
Celestina Leala Celestina is a nurse by profession. She has worked under Karare Catholic Dispensary for the last 5 years (the only health facility in the area). Through her efforts and that of the dispensary, maternal and neonatal deaths have reduced by far; this is because most mothers deliver at the dispensary unlike the caseContinue reading Meet with Karare women who are gradually bringing positive change to the community…
Jane Townsley Jane and Ellie have been friends and work colleagues for many years through their connection as female police officers and their interest in gender issues. This is Janes’ second visit to Kenya. The first was with her husband, when they attended the wedding of Ellie and Stephen in Karare. In 2018 Jane reachedContinue reading We highly appreciate your visit to our project areas. So happy for you Jane, Jan and Jacqueline.Thank you for the many donations!