Education

KENYANS HAVE DECIDED

March 4, 2013
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Wow! it has been a busy day for all  Kenyans whereby everyone was running to their places of registration.As i write this am sure that i voted for change.The queues were long and the sun was scorching so many voters couldn’t tolerate the sun because they were standing on the queues on empty stomach....

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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

February 25, 2013
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What do we mean when we say domestic violence? This is a fight between a husband and a wife.  Many of the break-ups in a marriage are caused by this animal called domestic violence which then leads to children becoming street children. Thanks to FIDA an organization which came to fight for the rights...

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preaching peace in mathare

February 22, 2013
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Election is under away and people are everywhere preaching peace, walter otieno of map mathare was out there preaching peace thru clean up and talks to schools both primary and secondary and the community.
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teaching on the causes of conflict walter otieno member of map mathare teachimg on the causes of conflict in mathare

preaching peace

peace being preaced to primary school kids primary school children were also taught tips of keeping peace
peace event in diffferent location in mathare

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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