Girls' Health and Dignity

Girls' Health and Dignity

Underprivileged girls in Kenya miss up to 56 days of schools per year due to their menstrual cycles (UNICEF 2005) as they do not have access to necessary undergarments and sanitary napkins. In addition to missing important days of classroom instruction and potentially dropping out of school because they fall behind in their studies, their health, confidence and dignity is compromised every month.

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Shule Endelevu (Sustainable Schools)

Shule Endelevu (Sustainable Schools)

The Kilgoris Project (TKP) is undertaking an innovative project to ensure their organization’s stability and continue providing education to 1,000 children in south-west Kenya.

Given the increasing market demand for wood products, and the devastating impact of deforestation in Kenya, the Kilgoris Project is expanding their 7.5 acre farm to generate in-country income that will guarantee long-term sustainability.

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Muthaa Community Development Foundation: One Stop Youth Resource Center

Muthaa Community Development Foundation: One Stop Youth Resource Center

For young people with limited opportunities, the ability to lead a meaningful and productive adult life can feel unattainable. In the community of Mariakani, PaperSeed partnered with Muthaa Community Development Foundation to provide life skills education, a safe space for guidance, information on sexual and reproductive health, business development skills and business incubator support, and computer skills to the area's youth.

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Generation Guiders- Safe Space for Girls

Generation Guiders- Safe Space for Girls

Due to circumstances beyond their control, Generation Guiders recently lost their space, which served as the hub for all of their program services. Land was very generously been offered to serve as home to the new center, but there is no sound structure. PaperSeed partnered with Generation Guiders to build an innovative new center that will benefit girls in Generation Guiders' programs and be open for use to the community at large, providing lasting benefits for thousands.

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