CIFORD KENYA, CHANGING THE GAME.

Women and girls empowerment in Meru County is one of the major challenges in the region, a county where male chauvinism has been ‘roaring’ not allowing women to own property, a community where a women has no right to to correct a man and  a community where a girl has...

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GENDER BASED VIOLENCE SEMINAR

Domestic violence has become a very common vice in Meru at large. In Kenya domestic violence has increased to 38%. The violence is both physical and emotional for both men and women. We have had women killed or have their body parts mutilated by their partners. CIFORD...

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MARY KABERIA STORY

A widow, a mother and a grandmother at the same time. Her son’s marriage collapsed, and the daughter-in-law left; leaving behind a son (below), the burden to provide for the family befell her. With just as small piece of land left behind by her late husband, she...

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Land Preparation Seminar

A kitchen garden is a small plot of land in which vegetables are grown for household consumption. This is meant to make use of kitchen waste water which is sieved to remove leftover food and involves small irrigation practices by use of water buckets and watering...

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Family Health

Family health has been a big concern in our community and Kenya at large. Many families have no idea of basic family health skills. Many families have little information and skills on the basic health and hygiene and the family planning methods. In Tigania East and...

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Colleta’s Story

COLLETA'S STORY A mother of three had a passion for agriculture as a way of supplementing her unstable husband’s income by ensuring that all her three kids acquire a formal education. This passion wasn’t achievable due to unreliable and erratic rainfall pattern of...

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Alternative rite of passage success stories

Maureen Kauria Maureen Kauria is a class 7 pupil at Lailuba primary school. She was one of the the 92 girls who attended the |CIFORD Kenya Alternative rite of passage seminar for girls in December 2017. Maureen was so excited after the seminar and she had to share her...

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Post Harvest Management

Maize is essential food in Kenya hence most cultivated by most farmers. According to journal research volume 57, April 2014 there is a lot of post-harvest losses due to poor harvesting methods, transportation, drying, storage and marketing. There also diseases...

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Girls Seminar

Many girls go through female genital mutilation (FGM) willingly or unwillingly in Meru County, despite the fact that the practice is outlawed. Most of these practices are usually carried out in the month of December since this is the period where girls need time for...

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