Girls Going Beyond Ministry.
Built on the South Coast Community Church pillar of enhancing believer’s lives, changing communities, a ministry was born that helps Kenyan teenage girls.
In our 3rd year running, we look back and YES! There is a story to tell.
By Guest Writer – Mrs. Edith Waziri – SCCC Deacon, In Charge.
Testimonies of lives that have changed, absenteeism rates from schools have decreased, year grades have improved, and many smiles on girls face have blown. Yes, the Lord has been faithful.
The Girls Go Beyond Ministry focuses on engaging young girls in high school between the ages of 13yrs by offering a safe place where they can talk about their personal issues.
They can also learn basic life skills that are easily transferable in their everyday lives and help keep them in school by providing basic sanitary towels.
The biggest challenge noted in the many schools in the rural areas that we visit is the lack of basic sanitary towels; usage of unhygienic alternatives in not attending school during their menstrual cycle session is all but so common.
As a result, it is natural that girls were not attending school during their menstrual cycle session – this is all but so common.
Working with identified schools (to enable measure the effectiveness of the program), the team of ladies involved commits to mentoring the girls in a way that they self-discover themselves and explore their identities and their stories: who they are, what challenges they face, and how we can help them.
As the name ‘Girls Go Beyond Ministry’ depicts; we make a deliberate effort to help them go beyond their:
- negative cultural influences
- see beyond the horizon
- believe in themselves
It’s been a fulfilling thing to do on a personal level and this started over ten years ago.
Would you like to go beyond with us and put a smile on a girl’s face?
It costs only about $10.00 per year to keep a girl child in school.
If you would like to give financially to help purchase the sanitary needs/personal items for these girls, you can do so by any of the following:
USD (United States Dollar) Intermediary Bank
SWIFT: SCBLUS33 ABA Routing No: 026 002 561
Beneficiary Bank Details
Commercial Bank of Africa Limited
SWIFT: CBAFKENX South Coast Community Church
Client Account Number at CBA: 7634190011
If you would like to give physically with donated items of sanitary needs/personal items for these girls, you can do so directly to the church:
SERVE Compound, Darlin, Ukunda KENYA (opposite Blue Jay fuel station) +254-736-983-862
Website: South Coast Community Church
Guest post and all photographs are supplied by Mrs. Edith Waziri – SCCC Deacon, In Charge
Documented ©Copyright permission for use of images in this article has been supplied by her.
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Questions and Comments
- Do you have a burden for need girls?
- What is your desire for them?
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