- Around the world 62 million girls are not in school
- In Kenya almost half new HIV infections is among adolescents and young people. A new study conducted by the National Aids Control Council shows that the prevalence rate has increased from 29% in 2014 to 46% in 2016. (In Kenya 45% of the general population in Kenya are young people below the age of 15 while 19% of the general population is young people between the ages of 15 to 24 years).
- 63 % of girls and women living in the urban areas living below the poverty lines. Girls and women living in the urban slums of Nairobi are faced with Social and economic instability and vulnerability, experiencing some of the lowest school enrollment rates in Kenya , these girls are exposed to violence and insecurity in their everyday lives , and they are at an increased risk for early pregnancy and HIV/AIDS .
As we reach out to girls and young women in the community our aspiration is to see them be:
Finish High school and attain higher level of education.
INFORMED AND AWARE OF THEIR RIGHTS