Funga Miguu enlighten girls on dangers of early pregnancy

Hopes Beyond Transition center director Dorcas Parit celebrates with handful girls in Kimana Kajiado County recently after Funga Miguu program

By Abdi Hussein

More than 200 girls from Kajiado South sub county have benefited from a sensitization programme on early pregnancy that is currently  taking toll on school going  girls after the outbreak of Covid 19 pandemic. The girls were presented with reusable sanitary pads from the NGOs.

Several NGOs and children officers came together  to kick-start the programme dubbed Funga Miguu aimed to  enlighten girls on dangers of early pregnancy and marriage menace.

According to a recent report by the county children department, more than 190 minors are said to have fallen victim to early pregnancy since march 2020. pupils.

The vulnerable girls were brought together at Kimana town, Kajiado South, for a one day seminar on how to keep away from early pregnancy.

Children rights activist Dorcas Parit from Hopes Beyond Transition Centre urged parents to protect their children from predictors.

Children officer Eve Melin said early marriage and early pregnancy has been the biggest challenge facing school girls due to retrogressive community culture.

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