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HAVE YOUR SAY

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I Choose - My Life

I Choose - My Life is comprehensive sexuality education program that focuses on the youth, (13-20 years old) who are in school. The full length course was originally 12 lessons but has with time become longer because of post program activities and requested additional topics by the participants.

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THE GIRLS EXCHANGE FORUM

Given the increased number of participants, specifically adolescent girls, there was need to provide the girls with spaces, platforms and forums on which we (Dandelion Kenya) and the participants can assess the impact of I Choose, My Life.

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Empowering women and youth by enabling access to Sexual and Reproductive Health and rights information and services in Kenya.

We thank all our volunteers from the past for their service towards enabling universal access to Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights.

About Dandelion Kenya

Dandelion Kenya is a grassroots organization founded in 2009 to empower women and youth in the Rift Valley. We have over time found our niche in empowering communities with information and education particularly health information. Our programs enable women, girls and youth access sexual and reproductive health and rights information and services.

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Mission

Empower women and youth

Especially girls through education in their endeavours and aspiration for self-reliance. We aim to achieve Self-reliance through creating a sustainable, better, healthier and socially just life with a decent economic livelihood. We will also advocate for gender equality and for adherence to international agreements about Human Rights and the Sustainable Development Goals, specifically SDG 3, 5 and 10 Dandelion Kenya implements a comprehensive sexuality education program (I Choose, My Life) across Nakuru, Kenya .Within the program there are 3 projects targeting adolescents sexual and reproductive health and rights, access to information , services and participation. This is through providing information on various adolescent girls forums established by Dandelion Kenya and also involving creative writing and social media. Dandelion Kenya also advocates against harmful cultural practices especially FGM.
Education
We have so far worked with schools like Nakuru Girls, Jomo Kenyatta High School, Blesco Primary and Girls Secondary Schools, Methodist Primary and Secondary, Ngano Primary in Njoro, Lake Lawrenzo, Elimu Girls, Emmanuel Academy, Hopewell Education Centre and Rift Valley Institute of Business Studies .

Vision

Youth

Dandelion Kenya´s vision is to empower women and youth in marginalized areas in Rift Valley and improve physical, psychological and social well being as well as economic livelihood .

Our Projects

I CHOOSE – MY LIFE

I Choose – My Life is comprehensive sexuality education program that focuses on the youth, (13-20 years old) who are in school. The full length course was originally 12 lessons but has with time become longer because of post program activities and requested additional topics by the participants. The program currently runs in1 primary school, 12 secondary schools and 1 college. The program currently has slightly over 900 participants and approximately 300. alumni.

FREEDOM FOR GIRLS PROJECT

Dandelion Kenya partners with the Rotary Club Of Nakuru to ensure girls can access sanitary towels. In this partnership Dandelion Kenya together with the Nathan Halls Williams Centre provides reproductive health information on menstruation and personal hygiene to beneficiaries of the freedom for girls’ project including advocacy against FGM. The project targets girls in rural parts of Nakuru and informal settlement with an aim of stabilizing their school attendance hence the years’ supply of sanitary towels provided to the beneficiaries. This has been a platform for Dandelion Kenya to further strengthen access to comprehensive sexuality education to girls.

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Affiliations & Partnerships


Member ReproNet Africa

Featured Organization at Girls Globe Member of the Africa CSOs Coalition on Population and Development- The Coalition’s purpose is to advance full implementation of ICPD POA & ensure Universal Access to Sexual and Reproductive Health Information & Service for all in Africa. Dandelion Kenya is privileged to be handling communication and also sit on the interim steering committee.


Member Coordination Committee- SDGs Kenya Forum

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Member Steering Committee Africa CSOs Coalition on Population and Development

http://www.africacpdcoalition.org/

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Our Goals

The goal of the Dandelion Kenya is to ensure that we always have the funds readily available to help Women, Girls and Youth access sexual and reproductive health and rights information and services.

75.000$ out of 100.000$
900 out of 1000 volunteers
600 out of 900 teachers
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