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Marking Menstrual Hygiene Day

According to the World Bank statistics, at least 500 million women and girls globally lack adequate facilities for menstrual hygiene management (MHM).  Every year on May 28, the work marks Menstrual Hygiene Day to help break the silence and build awareness about the fundamental role that good menstrual hygiene management…
Uweza
May 29, 2022
Girls Club

Saying No to Period Poverty

By: Atieno Muyuyi Photo credit: Mufadhal Musa Having periods is still unaffordable in Kenya...we still have a big number of teenage girls and even married women who can’t access sanitary towels or afford to buy one! We still have areas that use traditional methods when it comes to menstruation! We…
Uweza
June 8, 2021
Bright FuturesGirls ClubSponsorship

Celebrating the Mothers of Uweza

Today we are celebrating some of the mothers of Uweza for all that they do and have been through that often goes unrecognized. Read below as we share their experiences, advice, and thoughts on motherhood.Photos and story by Mufadhal Musa and Cedrick Joseph "To be a mother is very important…
Uweza
May 9, 2021
Girls Club

Girls Club Arts and Crafts Class

In addition to life skills sessions, the members of our girls' empowerment program participate in arts and crafts activities such as beading and crochet. This gives them the opportunity to express themselves creatively and also learn valuable new skills that they can use to earn income in the future. A…
Uweza
March 4, 2020
Girls Club

Taekwondo lessons are back

After a brief hiatus and in response to requests from members of our girls' empowerment club, our taekwondo lessons are back with a new teacher! He holds a black belt and has been a member of the national takewondo team. The lessons are being held two times a month after…
Uweza
February 26, 2020
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Jumping for Joy

Starting this month, we will be incorporating jump rope into our girls' empowerment club activities. Moving forward, they will spend two weeks a month participating in jump rope and two weeks a month on taekwondo after their life skills sessions. The girls were so excited to start this past Sunday…
Uweza
February 5, 2020
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#Thankful Tuesday: Girls’ Empowerment Program

#GivingTuesday is just two weeks from today! We will be spending every Tuesday leading up to the big day celebrating #ThankfulTuesday and dedicating our posts to appreciating groups and individuals who make our work possible. Winny has been a member of our Girls' Empowerment Program for several years. She is also…
Uweza
November 19, 2019