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El Nino expected from Thursday

By Cyrus Kioko Kenya is expecting El Nino rains as from Thursday October, 7 as reported by Meteorological Department. In a move to sensitize people about the phenomena, the department has issued alerts and direction on how residents in various places should prepare. However, across the country, residents in vulnerable areas have despised the call to migrate as the rains ...

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Girl smile initiative giving girls a second chance

A section of the beneficiaries of the sanitary towels issued by GIrl Smile Initiative

  Having traveled the country, Evans Paul realized that there was a gap in the way the girl child was being attended to. In his observations, young girls, both school going and those at home went through difficult times during their menses, hence hindering their academic performance. It was at this point that he founded the Girl Smile Initiative in ...

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School boys vow to support menstrual hygiene

Over 150 boys from different secondary schools in Kibera joined girls from their schools as they celebrated the World Menstrual Hygiene Day last week. In what was seen as many as a hue shift and a show above the cultural stigma around menstrual hygiene, the boys accompanied the more than 300 girls their various schools to mark the day. The ...

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