A study by the African Population and Health Research Centre (APHRC) in 2012 showed, for example, that in Nairobi’s urban slums, 116 girls out of every 1000 girls between 15 and 19 had given birth. Early pregnancies thwarts dreams for many teenagers who cannot afford to go back to school because they lack both financial […]
Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are characterised by social-interaction difficulties, communication challenges and a tendency to engage in repetitive behaviours. However, symptoms and their severity vary widely across these three core areas. Kaizora Consultants is the only centre in East Africa that provides internationally recognised and supervised ABA (Applied Behaviour Analysis) services for individuals on the […]
Jane started organising forums for girl but most girls would never open up the few who were talkative would speak. That is how the idea of Talking Boxes was birthed talking through anonymous note. Our reporter Ursula Akinyi spent time with them, here is her findings.
Cleft lip and palate is a gap on the upper lip or the roof of the mouth. This disorder is present from birth and hinders a child’s smile. Our reporter Linda spent time with the Kenya Progressive Nurses Association, who are offering free operations to children and adults in partnership with Operation Smile.
Every year, Dance Center Kenya and the dance school in Kibera supported by Anno’s Africa hold auditions. The 10 top students gets scholarships to train with Dance Center Kenya twice a week. We join our reporter Gail Annabel, as she spent time with them.
Art in it’s diverse range expresses the artist’s imaginative skills. Intended to be enjoyed for its beauty and emotional power. PAWA 254 and Nairobi County government has been offering artists a platform to showcase their talent. Our reporter Gail Annabelle had an opportunity to enjoy the 2017 street art festival.
In Kenya most parents will go to great lengths to discourage children from taking on the path of art, because artist are regarded as being lazy, failures and sometimes spoilt. However, Jeffie Magina left a well paying job as accountant because he wasn’t making an impact in the society to become an artist. Our reporter Mitchel […]