Empakasi Secondary School
Location: Empakasi Olesheiki Sub location Athi River North Location, Machakos County
Amara started working with this school in 2017
This school was chosen because the girls started to drop out of school because of transport challenges and some due to getting married off.
The best solution to these challenges was to build a girls' dormitory.
Amara has assisted with:
- Construction of a girls’ dormitory in February 2018
- Donations of assorted reference books and curriculum text books
- Regular donation of sanitary towels
- Set up a fully functional mobile library in 2017
- Introduced feeding program from June 2017 to February 2018
- Amara intends to set up a vegetable garden and encourage students to plant trees as the area is very dry, arid and rocky.
- Plans for 2019: Menstrual health & hygiene workshops & making of re usable sanitary pads
Quote: “Education is the movement from darkness to light” – Alan Bloom
Exciting site visit during the dormitory construction by happy donors, school fraternity and Amara Team.
Check out the beautiful landscape behind the completed girls' dormitory donated by Flair Foundation- UK