Skilled and Involved Youth DESIRED OUTCOME: Households have improved and sustainable income to meet their basic needs and ensure the well being of vulnerable children. Goal: a) To increase the attendance, completion and transition to higher levels of learning for boys and girls aged 6-14 years b) To provide care and support to 4000 Orphaned Children with emphasis in psycho-social care to HIV – affected and other vulnerable children c) To create awareness of youth on reproductive health Emali Dedicated Children’s Agency (EDCA) aims at equipping youth with life skills and general knowledge on reproductive health. They are taught on safe sex and survival tactics. Other youths benefit from tertiary fees Our Program Components a) 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. b) Psychosocial Support and Recreation Life skills child training; psychosocial support training for caregivers; children and youth events facilitation. Our Project Outputs a) 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 b) Psychosocial Support and Recreation – School children mentored and motivated – Children trained on the Right of the Child – Children facilitated to attend FORA 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. Get Involved Become a volunteer, donate or share your expertise with us. Get in touch and we will be happy to get in touch with you.