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Born to be Awesome Initiative Commissions Menstrual Health Project in Mt. Elgon, Bungoma County with Kenya Breweries Ltd. Sponsorship

The Menstrual Health Project in Mt. Elgon, Bungoma County, led by the Born to be Awesome Initiative and sponsored by Kenya Breweries Ltd., aims to tackle menstrual health challenges. Featuring two key projects – the Reusable Pads Sewing Project and the Detergent Making Project – the initiative received enthusiastic support from women committed to making a meaningful difference in their community. Their dedication underscores the project’s potential to empower and transform lives.

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Embracing Inclusivity: Born to Be Awesome Initiative’s Journey with the Intersex Community

In the heart of Kenya, a quiet revolution is taking place. At the forefront of this movement is Jemimah Nyarondia, founder of Born to Be Awesome Initiative, a grassroots organization dedicated to menstrual health and hygiene, and women’s empowerment. For a while now, Born to Be Awesome has been a beacon of support for women

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Inspiring Inclusion: Born to Be Awesome Initiative Co-Hosts Remarkable International Women’s Day Event

On March 15, 2024, the Born to Be Awesome Initiative proudly joined hands with partners to host a remarkable event in celebration of International Women’s Day. The event, held at Langata Road Primary and Junior Secondary School in Nairobi, brought together women from diverse backgrounds to honor their strength, resilience, and achievements under the theme

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Born to be Awesome Initiative Recognized at ‘Young Women Arise Kenya’ Event

A momentous celebration of women empowerment event, organized by the the “Young Women Arise Kenya”, brought together leaders, activists, and changemakers to honor the remarkable efforts of organizations championing women’s rights. Among the distinguished guests stood Senator Catherine Muyeka Mumma, a steadfast advocate for gender equality and women’s empowerment, who bestowed a prestigious award upon Born

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Born to be Awesome Initiative Achieves Another Milestone in Menstrual Pads Mobilization and Menstrual Hygiene Awareness Programmes

Today marked another significant achievement for the Born to be Awesome Initiative as we continued our mission of promoting menstrual hygiene education. Our team visited Ekambara Primary School in Mumias West, where we conducted an educational session on menstrual hygiene and teenage pregnancy awareness for the schoolgirls. Led by Ms. Terry Adel, an official of

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Born to be Awesome Initiative’s Latest Endeavor: Launching Reusable Menstrual Pad Production in Mount Elgon Region.

Born to be Awesome Initiative in its commitment to championing for menstrual hygiene and women empowerment is excited to announce the commencement of production for sustainable menstrual health solutions in the Mount Elgon region. We embarked on a transformative initiative towards the end of 2023: the production of reusable menstrual pads. Equipped with sewing machines

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Born to be Awesome Initiative Addresses Menstrual Hygiene and Teenage Pregnancy Awareness at Ngaremara Girls Secondary School

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

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Born to be Awesome Initiative Founder Engages TV Audience on Critical Topics: Menstrual Health, Teenage Pregnancy, and Women Empowerment

Today, on January 10th, 2024, Ms. Jemimah Nyarondia, the Founder of the Born to be Awesome Initiative, was featured on Kenya Broadcasting Corporation TV for a discussion on Menstrual Health, Teenage Pregnancy, and Women Empowerment.  The conversation delved into these crucial topics, focusing particularly on the challenges faced by girls in the remote regions where

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TV Interview on Menstrual Health, Teenage Pregnancy, and Women Empowerment.

As a part of the Born to be Awesome Initiative’s campaign and advocacy efforts, Ms. Jemimah Nyarondia, the founder, has been invited for a live TV interview on Wednesday, January 10th, 2024.  She will be featured on the program “Women at the Forefront,” hosted by Vivian Ndegwa, at the Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (KBC) Television. The discussion will

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Celebrating the New Year with Born to Be Awesome Initiative!

Dear Community, As we bid farewell to 2023, we eagerly await the arrival of 2024. This past year has been a rollercoaster ride for everyone, filled with challenges, growth, and resilience. Amidst all the chaos, Born to Be Awesome Initiative has remained steadfast in its commitment to spreading inspiration, empowerment, and positivity. As we step

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