Although COVID-19 has limited some movements and purchasing abilities, progress on Milele’s Early Childhood Development (ECD) House has been steady. When it’s complete, the ECD House will have the capacity to care for 21 children up to five years old in Kisumu, Kenya. A trained ‘house mother’ and a nurse will live in-house with children… Continue reading House for 21 infants almost complete!
While she was at school, she noticed some blood on her skirt. She didn’t know what was happening to her and she was too ashamed to say anything. A friend told her about a man who could get her some sanitary products, so she got some from him. When the next month came around, she… Continue reading The Daughters of Kisumu
Kisumu seems to be screaming out a story of abandonment. Parents die at a young age, with their children being forced to grow up far more quickly than they should. That’s exactly what happened to the neighbours living beside the Milele Centre. The four children, aged six to 16 years old, have been living alone… Continue reading Growing up too young
You’re alone. It’s dark. You’re crying out for help, but no one is coming. Imagine you had to go through this, like 17-year-old Jessica did. She didn’t know what was happening to her. She was disabled, unable to talk, walk or feed herself. All she could do was lay on her mat in the dirt…… Continue reading You can rewrite this tragic story
Domtila and Kevin have two very different stories, but they have one thing in common: the Milele Farm is keeping their families alive. The Milele Farm is giving more than 15 families in the community food, plus it employs three people to work the land. One worker, Domtila, is a widow with a disabled child… Continue reading Dirt and water bringing life
The young girls are looked at. Abused. Sold. And many are rejected.And what’s more…. this is all considered normal. The girls and young women of Kisumu are viewed as property. And although it might be culturally accepted, Lindah Nyameche will not rest until that changes. She paints a picture of early marriages, abuse and unsafe… Continue reading This is not normal. And you can change it.