Responding to an invitation from the Ngaremara community in Isiolo County, Born to be Awesome Initiative took proactive steps to educate and empower young girls on crucial topics of menstrual hygiene and teenage pregnancy awareness. The organization’s visit to Ngaremara Girls Secondary School, which is a day and boarding institution, aimed to address the pressing issues faced by students in the school and the region at large.
Ngaremara Girls Secondary School, situated in an area where teenage pregnancy is prevalent, welcomed Born to be Awesome Initiative as a crucial step in safeguarding the well-being of its students. With recent reports of pregnancies among the current female students, the need for comprehensive education on these topics became even more urgent.
During the session, Dr. Ruth Machora, an official representative of the organization, took the lead in facilitating discussions on menstrual hygiene practices and the implications of teenage pregnancy. The interactive session provided students with valuable insights into maintaining proper menstrual hygiene and understanding the risks associated with early pregnancies.
Dr. Machora emphasized on the importance of moral support for the girls and awareness about the broader societal impact of teenage pregnancies. Community members, including parents and local leaders, also participated in the session, engaging in discussions about how to support and protect the girls from the risks of early pregnancies.
The school and the Ngaremara community expressed their gratitude to Born to be Awesome Initaiative for its commitment to educating and empowering young girls. The initiative was well-received and seen as a positive step towards promoting the health and well-being of girls in the region.
Born to be Awesome Initiative’s visit to Ngaremara Girls Secondary School underscored the organization’s dedication to addressing critical issues affecting young girls and communities, reaffirming its mission to promote menstrual hygiene and women’s empowerment.