Monthly period is one of the major problem that is faced by any regular girl in Africa expecially in Kenya.
Lack of proper menstrual kits is resulting to girls dropping out of school .she can't stand the shame of soiling on herself in front of the whole class hence poor performance .She will stop going back to school for up to four & five days .If Lucky she will use dirty rags , mattresses,dry cow dung,animal skins , leaves,and more most disgusting will dig a hole and sit on it for days she is menstruating. Adolescence girls in remote rural Kenya faces so many obstacle on the path Reading independent, self-dedicated lives.After all, graduating from school can be very challenging when society is pressuring girls to drop out of school get married and start family but this dedicated girls want to finish school they just lack the financial ,emotional and scholastic support they need.
- How? By partnering with incredible grassroots women-led organisation on the ground where we work,we identify girls who are most at at risk of dropping out of school and providing them with Total package of support and services they need to stay in school and reach their highest potential and sharing better lives for themselves,their families and their communities with your help we can reach our goal to support 200 girls life-changing scholarships who really need them.
- Building latrines that help them in better and good sanitation
- Making reusable sanitary towels that they use for one year giving them guarantee and safety to be in class at any time given.
- Protecting them from female genital multilation FGM where they bleed to death and they are traumatized.
SCK has implemented this program since our founding year 2014 in fact it has been successful in Kenya rural so far helping more than 5000 girls. Our primary target population is primary and secondary grade lever girls.
As a result over 80% of community members which report a positive change in attitude regarding gender equality and girl and education. This has helped in escape of the cycle of poverty and operation that lead them into risky situation for survival such as early marriages pregnancies relationship with older men sex work and more the consequences of these include gender-based violence contraction of STIs/HIV AIDS dropping out of school and drug abuse.
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