Volunteering and mentorship on Early Marriages in South West Kenya

KVDA will create awareness to parents and teenagers to tackle early marriages in the Kuria community where the repugnant rites of passage; thrives with abandon.

-KVDA has conducted an assessment in Kuria community in South West Kenya and found out that early teenage pregnancy, poverty, bad cultural practices, e.g. FGM, illiteracy are the source for early marriage.
-In order to address this key problem KVDA proposes to conduct a workshop on early marriage to tackle the problem.
-This workshop will help to decrease the higher number of illiteracy, FGM, mortality rate, street children, diseases like fistula.
-As characteristic shows 52% of the population of teenagers in Kuria community are married at the age of 12 – 15 years

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We're looking for:
5 more partners
from Erasmus+: Youth in Action Programme countries, Other countries in the world
Deadline for this partner request:
2021-03-25

Contact person: Oneka Munanairi

E-mail:

Phone: +254721650357

E-mail: info@kvdakenya.org

Website: http://www.kvdakenya.org

Skype: munanairi.1

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Project overview

Volunteering and mentorship on Early Marriages in South West Kenya is a project by
Kenya Voluntary Development Association
taking place
from 2020-07-07 till 2021-07-28
and is focusing on:
  • Gender equality
  • Intercultural dialogue
  • Non-formal learning
  • Volunteering

Short URL to this project:

http://otlas-project.salto-youth.net/9899

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