Kayole/Komarock which mainly consist of the underprivileged communities of Nairobi, families are
headed by single hardworking mothers who have been abandoned by their husbands and mostly operate
small scale businesses to earn some small income to sustain their families. Many of the youth have been
trapped in this vicious cycle of poverty which offer them a short and harsh life span marked by
prostitution, violent robbery, drug and alcohol abuse, teenage pregnancies, sexually transmitted diseases,
gender based violence, sexual harassment, sexual violence, Rape, early pregnancy, child neglect and
abuse. RSCS has been able to address the problems in the following ways:
To Rehabilitate and Advocate for child safe guarding and rights among all RSCS members and the
community hence creating a safe space.
To prevent children from being abused
- Conduct regular child protection awareness campaigns with members
-To organise workshops and trainings for the members and stakeholders
- To train staff and members on child protection policy
-To enforce the signing of the child declaration form
-Partner with organisations with skills and expertise in this area for reference and training
To provide counselling and bring justice
- Help young people make informed and healthy choices through rehabilitation
- Engage the youth in focus group discussions and Motivational forums
- Partner with organisations with skills and expertise in this area for reference and training
To have clear support, reporting procedures and referrals
-Youth friendly referral centres for victim’s treatment and support.
To educate the community on children’s rights
-Create Children’s Rights through Education, Arts and outreach programmes and visits.