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Franchophonie meets Starehe Girls’ PDF Print E-mail

cheque presentationThe ‘Magnificent Starehe Way’ teaches that life is about making a difference. To experience this, Child Africa-Kenya Office joined some representatives from the Committee for the Franchophonie at the Starehe Girls’ Centre & School on Tuesday 28 April 2016. The team had taken the time to personally deliver the cheque for the money raised during the Franchophonie week which culminated in a ball that was held on April 2 2016 at the France Ambassador’s Residence in Nairobi, Kenya.

Oral hygiene; a healthy mouth, healthy body PDF Print E-mail

Dr Elizabeth Onyiego demonstrates the correct way to brushAhead of this year’s World Oral Health Day on March 20, Unilever through its Pepsodent toothpaste brand, in collaboration with Kenya Dental Association (KDA) earlier today launched a behavior change program for primary schools to improve oral hygiene among one million children across the country.

A taste of France PDF Print E-mail

fairiesAs one of the largest carnivals was kicking off in Nice, France, the LDD French School in Nairobi, Kenya was holding its version of the Carnival within its school compound.

Safer Internet Day 2016 PDF Print E-mail

Play your part

play-your-partAs much as the internet brings with it so many opportunities, there are still some dangers posed especially for children; these include sharing of their inappropriate photos without consent, blackmailing and cyber bullying among others. Such issues lead to marking of special days like the Safer Internet Day (SID); an event that aims at promoting safer, responsible and positive use of digital technology, especially among children and young people around the world.

With the 2016 theme being ‘Play your part for a better internet’, Child Africa joined Watoto Watch Network and other partners

Creative explosions at the 2015 Storymoja Festival PDF Print E-mail

creative-expression“Only two percent of schools in Kenya have libraries. Additionally, twenty-five percent of children in public schools in Kenya cannot read simple sentences like ‘I love to read and I like this book’. Yes, children are going to school but are they really learning? This is why we said that through YETU Start a Library Campaign, we are going to get storybooks in children’s hands because we know the building blocks of literacy is storybooks and words,” said Muthoni Garland, the C.E.O of Storymoja. She was speaking during the first press conference of the 2015 Storymoja Festival on Thursday.

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