A recent report shows that in Kenya, 7 girls die each day as a result of unsafe abortion, while close to 21,000 women end up in hospitals every year, with complications. It is evident that the gag-rule on abortion-related serviceshas put a strain on procuring one. Join our reporter Lorna Andisi as she follows up […]
Boxgirls is an organisation established to empower marginalised communities of Nairobi. Our reporter Lorna spends time with them, at Chemichemi Secondary School where the girls are passionately take up boxing as a sport.
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 […]
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.
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.
In Mukuru slums a group of youths got together to find a way to make ends meet and together they formed a community based organisation. Jitegemee Kenya Pamoja is community organisation that empowers young people, children, youth & women through Micro-Enterprises. Our reporter Everlyne Ayoo spent time with them on their Agri-business.
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.