Expansion of XO HIV/AIDS Programs in Bungoma District (via Hands of Charity XO Project )

The description given by the children of their vulnerability that were a result of their participation in the program are moving. Here are a few:

Early pregnancy among the girls.-Pupils talked about early pregnancy in their schools.
-This is caused by the parents sending their daughters to the market at 6.00 pm.
-Early pregnancy is also caused by pupils dropping out of the school while they are still young. When pupils drop out of school are taken by their parents to the rich families to be maids so as they can be the income of the family.
-This can cause the spread of HIV/AIDS, STDs and STIs just because girls are seduced with money and men force them to have sex.
-Pupils also said that, early pregnancy can be caused during funeral time when girls and boys are staying at the funeral at night during the dances.
-Lack of basic needs can cause early pregnancy to the girls. This is because parents can be poor and use their children to have friends of different sex so that they can be given money and brought them to their parents.

OLPC AFRICA  Hands of Charity   BUNGOMA- KENYA Achievements- Most of our young pupils are now accessing information on HIV/AIDS, basic computer knowledge, mathematical skills improved, turtle art improving imagination of the pupils and now learners are able to discuss issues concerning HIV/AIDS without fear, child right among other things. In general the stories of children revolve around the following • The really situation at home of patients a … Read More

via Hands of Charity XO Project

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