Entries by rahasolutions

Menstrual Hygiene Chat Gatina Community

We have just had a chat with parent and children at Gatina Primary School, Gatina Ward, Nairobi. Just before talking with the parents, we distributed pieces of Safepad to the girls and asked them to feel it. As they were at it we said that ‘in her lifetime, an average woman uses 11,000 tampons, pads and […]

KYUASINI BOARDING SCHOOL LAUNCHED

REPORT BY ANITA LUKORITO Kyuasini Primary Boarding School is officially opened today. This initiative is as a result of joint efforts between several associations including  Action Aid and Raha Solutions. The boarding school  is now expected to admit more than 200 boys and girls according to the headteacher Mr Kennedy Kitilu. Spearheading the launch; Raha […]

Dear Brookside Dairy Ltd

You are like-d by the village around Makindu Primary School. They want you to mark their rainwater harvesting tank as illustrated above, for free, see more details here. When you agree, they get water which they currently have little of. When you agree, you will also enable many more similar schools and villages to get […]

BROOKSIDE DAIRY NOMINATED

Brookside Dairy is nominated to mark rainwater harvesting system for Makindu Primary School, see photo of facebook page on the side. We will build the rainwater harvesting system and mark the system with Brookside’s logo/name on condition that Brookside spreads (brags about) fact that they were nominated to do the marking. The marking is free […]

TOILETS ON HIGHWAYS MUST BE ON ROAD RESERVES

Public toilets that are poorly located generate a sense of neglect, attracting vandalism, anti-social behaviour and social disorder. And lack of available and appropriate facilities at the right time encourages fouling, and treating diseases associated with open defecation such as typhoid, dysentery or cholera is a significant and costly task. These issues, if not tackled […]

TOILETS ARE FOR SOCIAL EQUITY & INCLUSION

The extent to which people have easy access to good quality toilets affects their general health and well being – and that of the whole community. Enabling different people, with different needs, to make use of public toilets at different times can have a significant impact on issues like public health and exercise, public behaviour, […]