Education

Monthly Period Causes Girls to Drop out of School in Mathare

August 12, 2014
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Monthly Period Causes Girls to Drop out of School in Mathare

If you meet a young girl during class time and ask them why they are not in school, the reason they will give will differ. Some of the reasons people have cited to cause drop out from schools include high school fees, early/unwanted pregnancy, irresponsible parents and many more. But during my field visit...

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AMANI LAZIMA 2

July 27, 2014
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AMANI LAZIMA 2

Amani lazima phase 2 takes place once a month at different venue in Huruma .The aim of the project of the project is to create better livelihoods through teaching them proper dance. It also Promote peace through art. The project is coming at a time when the country is being faced by issues of...

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SABA SABA EVENTS

July 9, 2014
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SABA SABA EVENTS

On 7th July 2014 mostly known to Kenyans as Saba Saba was eagerly waited. The opposition had vowed that they want a national dialogue with the government. The whole country was tensed, CORD moved from county to county trying to inform people why they need a dialogue. The grand rally was to be held...

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The Teachers Strike

July 11, 2013
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The Teachers Strike

The strike has just been suspended for talks with the government on issues of the agreement that were made in the 1997. The government termed the strike illegal and a court order was issued asking the teachers to go back to school. The agreement was to be implemented over a period of 5 years...

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INTERVIEWING

June 7, 2013
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INTERVIEWING

What are some of the reasons we do an interview? To get the information we need about a topic/issue To hear someone’s personal experience that  first-hand Abstract issues are harder to relate to To confront… to hear perspective of accused (e.g. criminal or politician) To give somebody with a unique story a platform As...

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STORY DEVELOPMENT

June 7, 2013
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STORY DEVELOPMENT

WORKSHOP on 4TH JUNE 2013 BY Brielle and Map Mathare team When doing a story either in print form or video it should have news values meaning it impacts the community, timely/current, consist of relevant new information, new development on old stories, and positive development in the community, unusual and poses significant threat. Entertainment...

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Huruma community forum

May 30, 2013
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Huruma community forum

Members of Huruma ward, Mathare constituency today converged at Huruma CDF hall with their County rep MR. Peter Owera. Residents started arriving as early as 8.30am. The organizers of the function were SISI NI AMANI and SAUTI YETU who in the past have organized political debates in the six wards of Mathare and few...

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SCHOOLS REOPEN FOR SECOND TERM

May 9, 2013
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SCHOOLS REOPEN FOR SECOND TERM

Schools reopened after breaking early last term due to elections that were scheduled for 4th Feb.  2013. Those going to boarding schools are set to report today while day scholars reported back to school yesterday. After the elections the education department is expected to have a new cabinet secretary Jacob Kaimenyi who was appointed...

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TRAINING ON CAPACITY BUILDING

May 8, 2013
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TRAINING ON CAPACITY BUILDING

The workshop begun by a word of prayer in both Muslim and Christian, later county Director for Global Peace Foundation (GPF) Mr. Daniel Juma officially launched and declared the workshop open. He later gave a brief introduction and overview of the objectives, mission and vision of GPF. Other stakeholders in attendance were WV(World Vision),KWMA(Kariobangi...

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Dangers Of Open Drainages

April 26, 2013
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Dangers Of Open Drainages

During this rainy season the sewers have busted and are flowing all over the area as they mix with rain water and children go playing with the water as they think its rain water. In most hospital in mathare you will find them being diagnosed with dysentery, cholera, typhoid, flu and some other diseases....

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