Dancing Girl has brought joy and dancing in my family. From the wages I get from making Dancing Girl earrings, I can give my children Education and meet all my Basic Needs.I can also take care of my mother who watches the children when they are out of school while I work.I pay my bills in time and now i train my sister on how to make the Dancing Girl Earrings so that she can also work with AfrikaPamoja and earn wages to support her child since she is also a single mother.
When i tested HIV + at the age of 16 years, i thought my life had come to an end since my family members rejected me.Then i joined a group of other girls at Temak who were positive like me.Here i was introduced to Afrikapamoja project and i learned to make Recycled paper beads necklaces.This simple skill is giving me good and fair earnings, and now i can eat Healthy, buy my Medication, pay my rent and continue living a healthy life like any other person.
Teenage Mothers and Girls Association of Kenya is an organization working for the rescue, rehabilitation and economic empowerment of girls and young women. Our programmes focus on helping solve the problems of HIV/AIDS infected children, their parents (often teenage girls who are single), orphans, the poor and the destitute of the community. TEMAK has its [...]