These are girls who have never been to school or school drop outs that gave birth at the age of between 12-18years. This is the larger group that locks their children in houses due to joblessness or poverty. It’s a group that cannot secure any formal employment and therefore depend on casual jobs like washing clothes in the neighbourhood or working as prostitutes to survive. To help them; Jali Africa started a mentorship training which is facilitated by mature women from the program. It’s for this reason that we are raising funds to construct a training centre that will offer vocational training to the teenage mothers.
Elizabeth Odour gives a talk on health education during a teenage-mothers training in Mathare
Below are some of the items made by the women ( Seasons greetings Cards made from manila paper and decorated with pieces of african cloth, gift bags made from recycled paper and pieces of African cloth and bags made from assorted pieces of African cloth
About Jali Africa Group
Jali Africa Group is a Community Based Organization founded in 2006 and registered in May 2007 by the Government of Kenya as a CBO. …. Read More