EFFECT OF COVID-19
IN KENYA

The COVID19 pandemic has had and continues to pose a negative and devastating impact across the globe. Three months into the pandemic +30.000 cases of teen pregnancy were reported across Kenya with 39% contributed by the slum areas, especially Kibera slums, the largest and poorest slum in the world. 

WHAT DO WE DO

We empower pregnant teenagers and teen mothers that have gone through a drastic change in their lives in order to make them confident, resilient and brave.

Mental health care

Touch and heal for eternity for the teenagers.

Book

A motivational  and educational book

Mentoring sessions

Guided path towards growth for teenagers

Education

Reproductive health and sex education

OUR VISION

Prevent teen pregnancy and sensitize  +700 teens located in the slums in four months time.

GUIDING PRINCIPLES

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Restore confidence, self esteem and resilience among teen pregnant and teen mothers

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Build a safe space and a team spirit for open discussions on societal challenges

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Rebuild an inclusive and sustainable community for the locals with the locals

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Combat the stereotypes and taboos around sex and reproductive health

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Strengthen mental health and healing process

ACTIVITIES

Gingko is a response to the root causes of  teen pregnancy and related vices that are stealing teenagers’ development process and hopes for the future.

Self and educational guidebook

Training sessions

– Reproductive health

– Self development

– Entrepreneurial skills 

– 3hrs training session

– Guided by experts 

– In 3 teams  (Tuesday, Thursday and friday)

On one hand, we plan to print 700 books hard copy and also publish on the internet for an e-version.

The book will be in English so that we can easily with time scale up to  different languages and regions to increase the scope of impact with time.

On the other hand, we are training for 14 weeks  from the 11th of May to the 15th of August. The trainings are done weekly (14 training sessions) and by experts such as psychologists, gender experts and reproductive health.

The topics we are covering are on (Mental health, Motherhood, Sex education and reproductive health and introspection).

SDG’s

The Sustainable Development Goals  designed to be a “blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all” that Gingko supports are:

Creative Team

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Maialen Zapirain

COO

Ivy Karushi Akii

Ivy Karushi Akii

CEO

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