Education

PEACE FORUM IN HURUMA

February 11, 2013
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PEACE FORUM IN HURUMA

Peace forum held on 9th Feb. 2012 by Hatua Youth Power and Peace for Africa and economic development (PAD). During the introduction Eddy Gicheru Oketch the founder and trustee member said “PAD is a team building organization and it’s found by the fact that peace is not a product of bad process”. It Provide...

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Voter education vital before elections

February 6, 2013
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As we approach March 2013 general elections I urge the government and other stakeholders to forge a voter education because policing alone cannot be the proper solution to the threats to violence before, during and after the elections. Indeed placing the burden of peaceful election entirely on our police service and the provincial administration...

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Drug use amongst youth in mathare

February 5, 2013
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There has been the menace of drugs among the youths of mathare which has made them lazy and don’t want to work.This kind of drugs include khat,bhang,cocaine and also muguuka a type of khat but only leaves.According to my findings this types of drugs lead to mental degradation and can make someone impotent,if our...

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Wasted kids potential

July 12, 2011
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Daily hardships of the youths in Mathare. Education is the future of the young generation!

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Problems facing formal and non-formal schools in Mathare

May 31, 2011
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Problems facing formal and non-formal schools in Mathare

During my time with Map Mathare I was surprised to find that in my area, Mathare North, there are only three government schools: Mathare North primary school, Drive inn primary school and Ruaraka high school. The fourth school collapsed. In the year 2006 the government released twenty million for the construction of girls high...

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