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Bado Binti Project

Grace Akinyi ‘not her real name’ cuddles her baby looking intently at his eyes as he suckles away. Grace has gone through a lot of pressure from her family. Her mother is a single mother struggling to feed 5 children and one grandchild. This has resulted to her having violent tendencies towards Grace. As she [...]

Policy Evidence Report to Strengthen the Sexual Offences.

A policy evidence report to strengthen the Sexual Offences Amendment Bill 2016 will be presented to Parliament by Nairobi Women Representative, Esther Parssaris. The document by Polycom Development Project, a community-based organisation in the city’s Kibra sub-county, seeks to bring into focus the reality of the devastating ravages of sexual harassment and abuse meted out [...]

EDUCATE HER-VOCATIONAL TRAINING

“I am a born again Christian, born and has a lived here in Kibera. We lost our father in 2006 and so my mum raised me and brother single handed.  Life has been challenging but through God’s grace I have managed this far. I would like to thank you for being so generous and sponsoring [...]

#speak out and end FGM

The thought of being mutilated sends shivers down my spine. As I read the stories online and see the young girls cry and wince in pain, I can only cringe in pain with them. This is immeasurable pain. This is gruesome cruel pain. I can only imagine the cries of the young girls who have [...]

GLOBAL GIVING

“We are so proud that POLYCOM DEVELOPMENT PROJECT is an active member of the Global Giving community.” A statement from Micheal Gale from global giving. In 2020, Polycom Development Raised $ 6,033 on Global Giving to fund our vital work, at least $1,710 of which was raised by the Global Giving team through corporate partnerships, gift card [...]

WE WANT TO VOICE OUR CONCERNS ON MATERNAL HEALTH AND ITS RISKS

COVID 19 has had a major impact in the economy of Kenya. The pandemic has largely affected various sectors and most affected is health. Kenya is ranked a middle-income country albeit its dwindling resources. The country suffered a heavy blow due to its unpreparedness in handling a pandemic. In this line, various hospitals such as […]

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