Lunch Time in Kajiado

Posted on Posted in Kajiado, School Sanitation Improvement

Kajiado County is an arid, rural area of Kenya that has been experiencing severe drought. Many communities do not have enough food and water to go around, which takes a huge toll on children’s health and school attendance. We partner with six schools to provide lunch for their students. These lunches improve school attendance and […]

A Little Christmas Cheer

Posted on Posted in Kajiado, Sponsorship

One way Girl Child Network supports our sponsored girls is by empowering their own communities to support them. Many of our sponsored girls were previously child brides, and when they leave their marriages to go back to school, some members of their communities don’t approve. However, we notice that as community members watch these girls […]

Rukia’s Story

Posted on Posted in Let Girls Learn, Tana River

For most of the year, Tana River County is hot and dry. But during rainy seasons, short thunderstorms can cause flash floods because the dry, compact soil can’t absorb the water quickly enough. These floods can temporarily displace entire communities, causing confusion and disrupting education. At 14, Rukia lived near Chifiri Primary School and walked […]