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Chapter 4 Article 53 (d) of the Constitution of Kenya stipulates that every child has the right to be protected from abuse, neglect, harmful cultural practices, all forms of violence, inhuman treatment and punishment and hazardous or exploitive labor.

The United Nations Convention On The Rights Of Children (UNCRC) – which majority of nations have ratified -Kenya included-declares that every child has the right to enjoy childhood.

Amidst all these provisions and commitments, children all over the globe are still subjected to rape, labor and torture. The sole commitment is to protect and uphold the rights of children through advocacy, networking and empowerment.

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    August 25, 2016
    Chapter 4 Article 53 (d) of the Constitution of Kenya stipulates that every child has the right to be protected from abuse, neglect, harmful cultural practices, all forms of violence, inhuman treatment and punishment and hazardous or exploitive labor. The United Nations Convention On The Rights Of Children (UNCRC) – which majority of nations have ratified -Kenya included-declares that every child has the right to enjoy childhood. Amidst all these provisions and commitments, children all over the globe are still subjected to rape, labor and torture. The sole commitment is to protect and uphold the rights of children through advocacy, networking and empowerment.
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    August 23, 2016
    Social deviant behavior among adolescent youths is on the rise .The vices, which include drug abuse, STDS, crime and early teenage pregnancy, have crippled our young people and made them ineffective in society. The root cause for this reality is lack of information and skills among young people. The rationale of this program is to equip adolescents and young people with positive information and adaptable skills that will help them in making better choices that will improve their lives. The program touches on essentials areas to do with motivation speaking, sexual reproductive health, drug abuse, STDs, entrepreneurship and leadership.
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    August 23, 2016
    The Smallest library in Africa is a makeshift of a library whose mission is to develop ample learning opportunity, in Mugure slum, that will foster innovation, excellence and cohesion. The birthing of this library comes from the fact that, for many decades school going children have beenlacking a conducive reading space.  This lack, has been brought by the fact that majority of households in Mugure are too congested and lack sufficient energy source. On the other hand there lies insufficiency of reading materials both in private and public schools. The above loopholes lead to poor school performance and illiteracy, which is the inability to read or write. The vision of The Smallest Library in Africa is to see a zero free illiterate community, by establishing a platform that gives school going children the opportunity to learn. We believe that through this platform, school children will become competitive in their academics […]
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    August 23, 2016
    Despite Universal declaration of CompulsoryFree primary education to all, access to education is still a challenge in Africa. It is estimated that about 30 million children are out of school. Two of the major factors leading to lack of education are poverty and Gender inequality, this is true as majority of families in Africa are living in abject poverty. The insufficiency in income –brought by informal employment- makes it difficult for these families to afford the indirect cost that comes with education. Hence, education is seen as a secondary need substituted by survival for food and shelter. Gender inequality is still an issue, as majority of African societies still believe that it’s of essence in educating a boy as opposed to the girl child. This negative cultural perception has seen girls being denied the right to education. This has made girls to be vulnerable elements to early marriages, child labor […]