COFAPRI has been able to equip its sewing centre with three additional sewing machines; the total being now six machines. In the first half of the year, we trained 36 women in sewing skills... A further 26 others were trained over the subsequent months.
The children of Compassion CBO school in Nairobi are the beneficiaries of a heart-felt tribute from the friends and family of much-loved Parthenia Adams - ‘Aunty Polly’ - who passed away, age 97, in Detroit, Michigan.
'”We madly love this big mirror with moving and speaking people; they are amusing. They are saying things we often see in our villages here... Many people are changing after they have watched these things." Mihingano Alphonse
Before Compassion CBO starts a project we make sure it will be self-sustaining and we minimize the risk by starting small before expanding, to avoid massive losses or collapse of the project. Once it succeeds we replicate it with network and community members...
It's hard to believe that WFAC is already 6 years old. Looking back and counting our accomplishments and impact of our work on the lives of youth – especially women and girls, I feel more than proud and humbled at the number of lives touched, empowered, and saved.
TRIGGER WARNING: "Sometimes, he asks me, "But mum, where is my dad?" This question never lets me sleep at all... I had my soul totally damaged and bleeding, but you are helping me and my child to understand that our minds can still be mended and so we can move forward. I believe in your unity and support to us."
The International day of the Girl Child still goes unnoticed in many rural communities in Cameroon. Thanks to Girls Excel, a new field project of Voice of Women Initiative, this event was highly commemorated in the North West Region of Cameroon.
RuWCED is recognised as a training center for dressmaking, computer software, and secretarial duties by the Ministry of Employment and Vocational Training. Our programmes target girls and women, including victims of GBV who are either out of school or escaped abusive marriages.