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Girls Club Debates
Bigger than Football


A 'Complete Makeover' awaits the winner of Inter-school Girls Club Debates. The prize of new school uniform, shoes and socks has driven Kendu Bay schoolgirls to serious research and preparation.

Girls Club debates have become bigger news than boys football. Bigger than anything a Kendu Bay girl has ever experienced: to be noticed for achieving and appreciated for her articulate and well-researched advocacy.

KSHP Girls Empowerment has reduced girls' school dropout 98% in our partner primary schools.

Before KSHP, over 240 girls dropped from school every year due to early marriage and pregnancy. In three years, KSHP club education and dignity supplies cut school dropout to only FOUR girls in 2014.

Join us to support Girls' Social Empowerment and Education.

Water

WHAT WE DO
We improve hygiene and sanitation by working with local communities at 23 partner schools in Nyakongo zone to construct gender-sensitive latrines and hand washing facilities.  Access to secure and private latrines improves girls' school attendance, health and promotes self-esteem.


THE SITUATION
Lack of privacy from poor latrine facilities discourages girls' school attendance.  Shared facilities and broken doors fail to protect a girl's privacy.  To avoid humiliation, adolescent girls avoid coming to school during their monthly menses. 


HELP GIRLS & THEIR SCHOOLS                                                                                                   

Old latrines   Warao Primary school has only one door for girls.  At Ngeta Primary, both boys and girls must share the few available doors after the boys' latrine collapsed. 

                                 New latrine at Kital Primary School

Kital



WHERE HELP IS NEEDED:

CONSTRUCTION OF GIRLS' LATRINES
Target schools: 5 remaining primary schools in our zone
Student population served: 1,300 girls
Goal: $1,500/school

 

HOW KSHP WATER & SANITATION PROGRAM WORKS
The construction of clean, safe latrines for girls furthers our goal to elevate educational standards at local primary schools and specifically to address barriers that affect girls. School communities seeking project benefits submit application and sign a Partnership Agreement contribution of funds, labor and/or materials.

BY THE NUMBERS
4,500 girls at 18 primary schools in the zone now benefit from NEW hygienic latrines.
2010 - constructed new girls latrines at Manyuwanda, Pier-Got, Ongalo, Kogembo and Otok Primary schools
2011 - new latrines at Bongia, Kital, Awach, Migingo, Achuth and Warao Primary schools
2012 - new latrines at Alego, Kibugu, Yala and Ngeta Primary schools
2013 - new latrines at Rongo Nyagowa, Lieta, and Omuga Primary schools                                                              

OUR 2015 GOAL
To build girls latrines at the remaining 5 partner schools: Simbi, Nyakech, Mango, Kimira, and Warao Primary schools

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