Waking up from the Menstruation Nightmare.

Waking up from the Menstruation Nightmare.

In Kenya, 65% of girls and women cannot afford sanitary pads due to poverty. One in every 10 Kenyan adolescent girl ends up missing school during her menstruation period. This in time affects her performance. In this episode, we shine a light on Ebby Weyime. A Kenyan actress, model & entrepreneur. As she works towards […]

REALLY GOOD

Roger Gitau, is a leading fashion designer based in Nairobi working with a brand known as Really Good(RG) that designs suits. He was nominated 3 times for the Fashion Stylist award, at the Kenya Fashion and in 2017 he won the award. Gail our reporter spent time with him and here is the report.

UNSAFE ABORTION

 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 […]

BOXING GALS

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.

SECOND CHANCE

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 AWARENESS

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 […]

HAIRITAGE CHRONICLES

Hairitage Chronicles is a village market with over 40 brands in the hair, beauty, fashion, and food space. The event is held annually with this year theme being Own Your Culture.  Our reporter Ursula Akinyi spent time at the event, and here is her report.