First leaders Event In Nakuru
Manasprings Nakuru was outstanding! 38 women community leaders gathered from 19 – 21 May 2016 to inspire and encourage, and also learn from one another. The women attending this Manasprings Community Leaders Events are directly supporting orphans and vulnerable children within child protection, child-care, child health, and education (early childhood, primary, secondary and vocational).
Some of the women leaders are assisting the most at risk girls, young girls who have been sexually violated and abused. Many have their own registered children’s homes and community schools, all working at the grassroots within communities. Women were also represented in the development areas of peace and reconciliation, directly working with women as the ‘carriers’ of the peace and reconciliation message. Manasprings also invited women leaders directly supporting single mothers and older, disadvantaged women. Then there were women leaders who assist youth living on the streets, people with disabilities – the hearing impaired, and communities in remote regions of Turkana.
In the face of adversity, these Mana Women never give up their service to those who need help.
“I am encouraged, empowered, motivated, influenced, connected, and have friends. I wish we could have more days like this. God bless you for teaching women like us.” Elizabeth
“The sharing upon arrival did a lot of transformation amongst the women. I learned from the different women. Bringing us away from the noises of the town was beautiful. I work with children’s rights and I now have friends to refer children.” Grace
Manasprings recognizes the Australian government for their Direct Aid Program funding this event. We appreciate the support given towards women in community leadership.