Jacque Iveria Khabere, Promise Hill Project Volunteer and Social Worker, reached out to a group of adolescents in need on the Kenyan Coast. Through Promise Hill Project, Jacque distributed food, water, period products and underwear. Their special day also included a trip to a local museum and time at the beach.
But she didn’t stop there….
The ramifications of the global pandemic and life in lockdown proved to be too much for many Kenyan youth to handle. Lockdown life often lead to suicide, rape, depression and mental and physical violence within their own homes.
This adolescent outreach event provided 20 young girls and boys with a safe place to talk about things they experienced throughout lockdown. It served as an opportunity to build self-esteem while allowing them to relax, enjoy one another’s company, and just be kids!
We are so grateful to have such an amazing volunteer serving the needs of youth in Kenya. Thank you, Jacque!