Positive communication a key factor in promoting the future of families

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Solomon Okoth and Khadija Abdi are bubbling in joy as they leave the Youth Reform Project training room at Darajani, Kibera. The expression of happiness they say is because they feel “socially reborn”. Solomon, once shy to talk to his two children above nine years and Abdi, restricted by her Islamic traditions not to be open on sexual matters to children, assert their unequivocal confidence of knowledge by saying “we have to call a spade a...

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Faisal Abdi Lauds Families Matter Training

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“My child in class eight made a mistake in school with his classmate. When we were called by the teachers, the other parent was up in arms over the mistake his child had done. He did not want his child to be chased away from school but when he was told it was inevitable, he kicked his child hard and told him to find a new home. I was calm and collected and talked to the teachers who agreed not to send my child home but punish him in school”,...

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