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Coast school girls develop black stone that sucks poison out of snake bites

Students at Coast Girls School have developed a small black stone that is saving lives following snake and scorpion bites in Kongowea and Likoni in Mombasa County, through a school project led by Aga Khan Academy, Mombasa, and supported by Intel and the Aga Khan Foundation (USA). Educating Girls in Science (EGIS) is a two-year pilot project launched by the ...

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Sensitization on democracy and devolution takes shape in Kwale County

By Asha Kadura Bakari After attending a training on youth and democracy organized by the Institute of Education Democracy (IED), some feedback on how they took their lessons to their community from a Kwale County participant is below. The objectives were: To find out whether the youths are aware about democracy and devolution. To establish good foundation for the youths in ...

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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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