Support group helps remove society stigma for orphans in Kenya

Support group helps remove society stigma for orphans in Kenya

Jill Craig – WNN MDG Stories (WNN/VOA) Nairobi, KENYA, AFRICA: Losing both parents is a traumatic experience. For Kenyan young adults this process becomes even more difficult as they struggle with social stigma, financial insecurity, begrudging relatives and lack of an emotional support system. To deal with these challenges Catherine “Sonnie” Gitonga started an adult orphan […]

Sex-workers get second chance at life with microloans in Kenya

Sex-workers get second chance at life with microloans in Kenya

Correspondent Gitonga Njeru – WNN Features Nairobi, Kenya: With higher levels of economic growth than expected, Kenya’s banks have already begun giving successful loans to a specific and special group of women. Many of these women have struggled through poverty with only one option available to them as they raise their children alone without assistance. […]