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Monthly Archive for March, 2011

Lady Mekanika Project Adverse poverty coupled with high levels of unemployment rates and school drop-outs have deterred the empowerment and development of youth in district of Makadara in Kenya, despite the fact that Makadara community is home of hundreds of factories in Nairobi’s industrial area.  Many youth are seen idling on the byways or are […]






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Peace Corp Volunteer in Senegal

Have you been following Marielle’s as she begins her time with the Peace Corps in Senegal? Read her blog to learn first hand how the Peace Corps have structured their training and the ways they integrate volunteers into the local culture.  It is also an interesting and intriguing way to become more familiar with the […]






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Advocacy Opportunity

Are you a student that would like to contribute towards gender equality? As a Stirring the Fire advocate you will raise awareness about the issues women and girls face while utilizing your leadership and communication skills to encourage your peers to get involved with all the wonderful organizations working to empower women and girls. To […]






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