SOAR Kenya academy in Nakuru West Sub county has continued to shape girls’ lives through education and provision of Sanitary towels.
Under ‘Freedom for Girls Project’,the school has been providing quality education.
But besides quality education,the school has been partnering with the Rotary club of Wolworth-Fontana in USA since 2011 to provide sanitary towels and pads to the school going girls in Primary and Secondary schools in Nakuru county and other parts of Kenya.
Director James Yegon in an interview with this writer revealed that over 600 girls have received a packet of sanitary towels that sustains them for a whole year.
These,he added has improved attendance of girls in schools leading to performance.
“With this project,we have seen girls continue to stay in school and receive quality education just like their male counterparts” said Yegon.
The Barut-based Soar Academy Kenya is non profit elementary school that has continued to support less privileged children by providing quality education.
The move has seen the school founded by James Yegon in 2011 become the heart of the community in rural Barut, one of the low income areas in Nakuru, Kenya.
The Project has seen four sanitary towels distribution centers established in Nakuru namely: Hopewell high school,Rotary club of the great rift valley,Rotary club of Nakuru and Soar Kenya academy.
Over 17 schools are already a beneficiary.
They include Kelelwet primary school, Barut primary school,Mogoon primary school,Parkview primary school,kiptenden primary school,scholar Grammer academy, ingobor primary school, Kelelwet secondary school, Kigonor primary school,Sinendet secondary,Naishi secondary ,Keriko secondary,mugumo secondary,lare vision secondary, Gicobo secondary,Yaganek primary school and Soar Kenya Academy.
“We are grateful to Steve Werner and Patricia Werner for coordinating this noble project from US. We request other well wishers to partner with them by donating towards this project to enable us reach as many girls as possible who are in need of our support” said Yegon.