KESYDO Resource center will provide training to youth from various slums in the country in leadership in the sectors of Arts, Sports, Nutrition/Agriculture, Information Technology, and Health. The center will also strive to become advocates for peer-to-peer and youth-to-child youth mentors.
The Kenya Slum youth development organization is a non-profit organization and relies entirely upon the financial and human resources donations of our sponsors. Contributions come in many forms: time, money, access to resources. We welcome any and all offers of assistance that are in keeping with the spirit of the Foundation, that is, open and egalitarian
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KESYDO seeks to develop a system where all youths in slum will have an equal opportunity to basic education, entrepreneurship skills, health and environmental transformation through the available resources as well as soliciting funds to realize the organization’s objectives.
Provision of sanitary pads to enable contionous learning all month round
The inaccessibility of menstrual care products among other factors compound to the embarrassment, anxiety and shame when our young girls and women stain their clothes and get stigmatized thus start skipping classes during their menstruation. In Kisii County, about 18500 girls each miss 6 weeks of school time every year. That’s about 74,468 learning days per month lost in one county alone.
Kesydo realizes that increased girl’s completion of education cycles is a crucial component of efforts to build a nation of widely empowered citizens and a key to fighting gender inequality among our population
The Migori county government has stepped in to promote 'KESYDO's Let the girl Learn project in Migori and surrounding areas. Her Excellency, the First lady of the County Government of Migori, Mrs Hellen Obando, will lead the campaign as the matron for the project in the county. The project brings together representative from the county office of the first lady, Ministries of education, youth affairs and health and environment. Let the Girl learn project seeks to supports girls in rural, marginalized and informal settlement in the country Safely and hygienically manage their menstrual cycles by enhancing capacity building on reproductive health matters improving access to affordable sanitary towels at all times to all school going girls in the country. Her Excellency, the First lady of the County Government of Migori, Mrs Hellen Obando is rated among the top most hard working county first ladies in the republic and that in recognition of her work for the women and youth in Migori county we as KESYDO join her efforts by partnering with Migori county government to implement the menstrual hygiene management project.