An emotional visit to Shoe4Africa Children’s Hospital

Kids in Africa are dying at an unbelievable rate from treatable/preventable illnesses and diseases such as pneumonia, diarrhoea, malaria, malnutrition and HIV . A lot of work has been done over the last decade to improve treatments, prevention and access to health care thanks to intervention from The World Health Organization and raising awareness and… Continue reading An emotional visit to Shoe4Africa Children’s Hospital

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Painful punishment for kids in Kenya

For most of us in the western world, the use of the cane in school as a punishment is a thing of the distant past. Maybe it is a story our parents or grandparents have told us that we laugh about but have never really considered seriously.  It was first made illegal in Australia from… Continue reading Painful punishment for kids in Kenya

Visit to the Albino Centre with Days for Girls

This weekend I was lucky enough to be invited to visit the children of the Albino Child Support Programme of Eldoret with Days for Girls. We were there primarily to distribute reusable menstrual kits for the girls. After all, these girls face the same changes as all girls when they are becoming women but are… Continue reading Visit to the Albino Centre with Days for Girls