Education and Confident Children

DESIRED OUTCOME:

Children are enrolled, retained and progresses through education and /or training as a result of receiving appropriate and quality education, enabling them to become a responsible and contributing members of the society.

Goal:

  1. To increase the attendance, completion and transition to higher levels of learning for boys and girls aged 6-14 years.
  2. To provide care and support to 4000 Orphaned Children with emphasis in psychosocial care to HIV – affected, drought prone areas and other vulnerable children.

Emali Dedicated Children’s Agency (EDCA) aims at improving formal primary, secondary education by equipping, constructing and improving of school infrastructure; transition support, school‐based health projects, activities to improve quality & learning, promoting access for Children, school governance training; monitoring, research and evaluation of quality and performance.

Objective

  1. To promote school performance of children aged 6-14 yrs.

Our Program Components

  1. Formal Education

School fees and materials (e.g. uniform, sanitary packs, school bags, reading lamps) support; school performance monitoring and improvement; renovation of classrooms; facilitation of young mothers education.

  1. Psychosocial Support and Recreation

Life skills child training; psychosocial support training for caregivers; children and youth events facilitation.

Our Project Outputs

  1. Formal Education
    • Children supported with bursary
    • Children supported with school uniforms
    • Girls supported with sanitary towels
    • Children supported to sit for Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE)
    • School management committee members trained on governance
  2. Psychosocial Support and Recreation
  • School children mentored and motivated
  • Children trained on the Right of the Child
  • Children facilitated to attend Children Forums to raise and discuss children issues

Target Group

Our target group is children and youth in ages between 6yrs and 14yrs.

Target Area

Google map showing Emali area

This is a semi-arid and arid area of Kenyewa in Kajiado County and Mulala in Makueni County.

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Activities Within the Program