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Nairobi cancer survivor has hope at last

Sep 13, 2016 Evanson Njeru

Margret is among many women Compassion CBO trained in 2015. She has survived breast Cancer 2 times.

Now aged 63 years it was in 1993 she underwent total Mastectomy sad enough it had a recurrence in 2013.

She was put under adjuvant chemotherapy where she has spent over $5000 in treatment from 2013.

Every day she takes Tamoxifen. Through thin and thick she has managed to pay $3000 for her medication but has to raise the remaining $2000 and pay for Tamoxifen every month.

Margret is a…

Compassion CBO launches FGM Campaign Video

Compassion CBO launches film about Anti-FGM campaign in Kenya

Jul 27, 2016 Evanson Njeru

Compassion CBO launches short film about their Anti-FGM campaign in Kenya

New School Buildings

Work begins on new school buildings

Jun 10, 2016 Evanson Njeru

Work has started on new school buildings for Compassion CBO, including a new kitchen and cafeteria.

FGM Seminar at Heri School

Compassion CBO conducts Anti-FGM Seminar In Heri Junior School.

May 25, 2016 Evanson Njeru

In May, Compassion CBO conducted another Anti-FGM Seminar, to educate children and teachers about the dangers and health hazards related to FGM.

Compassion CBO opens office in Nairobi

Compassion CBO opens office in Nairobi

Mar 17, 2016 Evanson Njeru

Thanks to a grant by Amplify Change to support a new Anti-FGM hotline, Compassion CBO has opened an office in Nairobi.

Compassion CBO campaigns to end #FGM in Kenya

Compassion CBO awarded grant for Anti-FGM Hotlines in Kenya

Feb 06, 2016 Evanson Njeru

Following an intensive selection process, Compassion CBO has been awarded a grant by AmplifyChange to run Anti-FGM Hotlines in Kenya.

Nairobi cancer survivor has hope at last

Margret is among many women Compassion CBO trained in 2015. She has survived breast Cancer 2 times.

Now aged 63 years it was in 1993 she underwent total Mastectomy sad enough it had a recurrence in 2013.

She was put under adjuvant chemotherapy where she has spent over $5000 in treatment from 2013.

Every day she takes Tamoxifen. Through thin and thick she has managed to pay $3000 for her medication but has to raise the remaining $2000 and pay for Tamoxifen every month.

Margret is a beneficiary of Compassion CBO women training programme on micro business.

The little did we know Margret will greatly benefit with the training and now she sells home made detergent.

Regularly she sells to the Compassion CBO school in Githogoro Slum. She walks long distances selling the detergent to raise funds for her medical expenses.

Margret belong to Kiambu Cancer Support group a network of Compassion CBO.

http://www.compassion-cbo.org/network/kiambu

 

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The Kagongo Womens Group

Kagongo Women's Group

Kagongo Community Academy, just outside Nairobi, is a low-cost school for the children of the local community who wouldn't otherwise have access to education. The women of the group keep the school open through a combination of hard work and dedication.