I have grown all my life knowing that female circumcision is vital in our lives all through. I had never been told that there are people who are not circumcised and the dangers of FGM. Today I leave CIFORD a changed person who will change the community. Juliet Mukiri from maburwa Primary school said that in a community over 90% of girls go through the female Circumcision and it’s the high time I change that Thank you CIFORD and your partners for supporting me attend this seminar.
On Friday 25th parents (community members, staff, and girls) conducted a roadshow along the Muriri-Isiolo road showing confidence and rebuking FGM practice through songs and dances.
The girls graduation on Friday in attendance were the parents, friends and sponsors (women who are identified by parents to coach and advice the girls) of the girls. There were dances, songs and dramas as girls created and promoted awareness on FGM, there were speeches from the girls, CHIRLD.ORG representative Brenda Guerrero and encouragements to the girls and CIFORD KENYA staffs especially the director Madam Margaret Ikiara by the parents.
With Emergence of COVID19, these young mothers have chosen to come back and give back to the community by joining CIFORDs effort to fight COVID-19 in the rural community by helping to make masks for the communities to protect them from the virus.
congratulations to Maureen Maguire for Her election as the Soroptimist International President Elect 2020-2021
I take this opportunity to congratulate Maureen Maguire for Her election as the Soroptimist International President Elect 2020-2021 . We had a great opportunity to host Maureen Maguire and other SIGBI sisters at CIFORD Kenya during the Study visit in 2018 for Meru...
CIFORD Kenya started the Alternative rite of passage a decade ago which are done three times a year during the school holidays. There are over 3000 girls who have been rescued from Female Genital Mutilation through the ARP. Has this project been successful could be a question in our minds,
So, where are the girls who went through the ARP session almost decade ago? Well, we are now on a journey to trace the girls who went through our ARP share with you