Jennifer Beltrame via Crowdrise
June 25, 2010
BENEFITING: HESHIMA KENYA INC
EVENT DATE: Sep 12, 2010
Heshima Kenya's Girl's Empowerment Project provides a safe, open environment where participants can cultivate their identities and learn about their human rights. Participants in the program:
*Gain a working knowledge of basic education concepts in math, English, and Swahili using specialized curriculum for girls with no formal schooling.
*Engage in life-skills discussions and activities surrounding topics of gender based violence prevention, reproductive health and nutrition, HIV prevention, peace and human rights, community resources, and art therapy.
*Participate in vocational training to gain a foundation for future self-reliance and independence.
*Invest in income-generating projects through participation in a financial literacy course followed by a competitive micro-loan program to begin their own businesses.
I am honored to be able to help this amazing program. Won't you please support me in doing so? Anything you can donate is much appreciated! Thanks!