The Star (Nairobi)

Kenya: NGO Fights Child Labour

Busia The International Labour Organisation and International Programme on Elimination of Child Labour have rescued many children in the county from child labour in sugarcane plantations and homes.

Mary Makokha, the director of Rural Education and Empowerment Programme, an NGO based in Butula and partners with the ILO/IPEC, said they have achieved that through a Snap project funded by the US department of labour. REEP has set up a hairdressing salon in Nambale town to train girls who dropped out of school.

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