supporting parenting and expecting teenagers in OUR Community

fidelity
Posted October 16, 2020 from Kenya

The innovation titled “supporting expecting and parenting teenagers in your Community”

seeks to contribute to the reduction of teenage pregnancies and prevention of child marriages in Nakuru county. It is centered on expecting and parenting teenager’s family units with inclusion of community members, mobilized into Community Advocacy Groups (CAGs) as support structures. Selected families of expecting and parenting teenagers shall undergo psycho social and trauma healing sessions, receive food donations, reusable diapers and sanitary towels supplies. Later the teen mothers shall be facilitated to get technical skills or go back to school.  Additionally, CAGs shall be sensitized on the harmful effects of teenage marriage and teen pregnancies as well as provided with rigorous capacity building sessions to groom them into Gender Transformative Model families. The CAGs will act as catalysts of change and will accompany and monitor the selected teenage families in the process. This innovation is attractive to stakeholders as it creates a platform for honest interrogation of dominant social norms without threatening family cohesion while challenging communities to define alternative gender transformative attitudes and behaviors.

#support parenting and expecting teenagers# Future ambassadors#stop teenage pregnancy

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Jill Langhus
Oct 16
Oct 16

Hello Fidelis,

How are you? Thanks for sharing your initiative, photo and campaign videos. Do you have any accompanying fundraiser link? Good luck with your initiative, dear.

fidelity
Oct 16
Oct 16

Thanks Jill
I am well. I will be sharing a fundraising links in the next few days.
Best fideliry

Jill Langhus
Oct 17
Oct 17

You're welcome, dear!

Okay! Have a good one! XX

maeann
Oct 16
Oct 16

Helo Helooo Fidelity :)

I admire you on your advocacy. Thank you for supporting these young girls.

I hope that aside they are supported they will also feel love and their self-esteem increase.

More power on your project.

fidelity
Oct 16
Oct 16

Helooo maenn
Thanks for encouraging words. Yes we arefundraising for support. Share among friends.
Fidelity

Nini Mappo
Oct 17
Oct 17

Hello Fidelity,
These are fantastic news on what you are doing among vulnerable girls and young mothers. Good on you. Even knowing that someone cares is enough to lift up their self esteem and stop feeling like they need boys or men to scaffold it. Thank you for sharing your encouraging work :)

fidelity
Oct 17
Oct 17

Thanks Nini
True just showing love and offering a shoulder to cry on is a therapy by it self. Let us support them.
Fidelity