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Soweto Tulia, Kenya

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2013
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Thanks to the generous support of our sponsors, World Vision was able to work alongside communities to accomplish the following in 2013.

Economic Development

  • Trained 80 parents on business management methods, so they could increase their household income.
  • Trained dozens of households on marketing and financial management to start new businesses or expand established ones.
  • Helped people living with HIV and AIDS to invest in micro finance and new business opportunities, to be able to provide for themselves and their families.

Healthcare

  • Partnered with the ministry of health to educate community members about preventing childhood diseases and providing infant nutrition.
  • Created support groups for vulnerable children and people living with HIV and AIDS, providing the vital care they need.
  • Strengthened health support groups for people living with HIV and AIDS, and educated school children about prevention.

Water and Sanitation

  • 500 children at a local school attended trainings about good hygiene and sanitation practices, increasing the overall health and awareness of the community.
  • Trained community organizations to use appropriate water disposal methods and wear protective gear to reduce exposure to harmful waste.

Education

  • Provided school fees for over 500 children so they could continue their education.
  • Helped support 150 children living with HIV and AIDS to complete their secondary or vocational education.

Child Rights

  • Coordinated with district leaders to train community members about responding to child rights' violations, making the community safer for children.

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