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Best of Global Activism: Teaching Sex-Ed in Rural Kenya

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Best of Global Activism: Teaching Sex-Ed in Rural Kenya

Gladyce, a Vumilia member, selling her maize and tomatoes. (Kathy Tate-Bradish photo)

Vumilia is a community based organization in rural Kenya helping hundreds of women and children affected by HIV-AIDS.  

They run a health clinic, a children's home, and women's support groups.  Most recently, they have developed a peer-run sex education program that has reached thousands of people this year alone.  

In a moment we'll also hear from Kathy Tate-Bradish, a volunteer at Vumilia.  

But now, Rose Ayuma Moon, the Founder of Vumilia, explains why she stared the organization.  

Update:
We caught up with Rose and Kathy this week to see how Vumilia was doing since we interviewed them in October.

Rose says she just finished paying for 6 acres of land for Vumilia.  They hope to use the land to cultivate food and eventually build homes.  

The next academic year starts in January, so Rose is gearing up to help paying for the tuition and care of twenty girls living in the Vumilia's girls home.

Rose still aims to expand Vumilia to include an independent home, farm, school and community center.

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