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Introducing myself and my journal: Rise and sunshine

About Me:
I was born in Western kenya 22 years ago where women are not recognized at all.My own family has 4 girls and 1 boy.This has seen my mum go through a hell of time including harassment by in-laws and my dad encouraged to engage another woman for a boychild.in my community a womans place is in the kitchen where going to school is rated as modern woman.healthwise a woman would suffer in silence especially to do with the reproductive system leading to deaths.i have studied communication and Media Technology with a bias in Public Relations from maseno university.

My Passions:
Playing volleyball,writing,making friends and serving others

My Challenges:
Financial constraints,wider networks both academic social and economic

My Vision for the Future:
Women being able to speak out their minds and compete with men without favours from men

My Areas of Expertise:
Public Relations,journalism and computer packages

Comments

Katie McDonald's picture

Hello & Welcome

Hello Maurine,

Welcome to PulseWire. We are a vibrant online community with many groups and features, which I encourage you to explore.

If you are not sure where to start, I suggest going to the Voices Rising section. Here you can view and comment on the latest posts. It is available here: http://www.worldpulse.com/pulsewire/voices

Joining the PulseWire Lounge is also a great place to start. This group is at the heart of the PulseWire culture and can be found here: http://worldpulse.com/pulsewire/groups/3740

I look forward to hearing more about your life.

Best wishes,

Katie

mkatubih's picture

thanks

im very much greatful of you

Nicole Pampanin's picture

Welcome!

Hi Maurine,

Welcome to the PulseWire community. We are happy to have you here with us. Be sure to check out the Groups section to join groups and find others that share your interests and passions, the Voices Rising section to read other women’s stories, and all the other resources that are here for you. I look forward to hearing from you here on PulseWire.

Once again, welcome to our community!

Nicole

mkatubih's picture

Thank you

I am glad you welcomed me i wish that you will help me develop my writing skills. I am humbled.hope we will keep in touch.Have a blessed day

Nicole Pampanin's picture

It is my pleasure. I would

It is my pleasure. I would love to read what you have to share and help you develop your writing skills as you requested. What part of Kenya do you live in? I was in Kenya and Tanzania a few months ago on a study abroad program through my college and really enjoyed my time there.

mkatubih's picture

Where i live

Currently i am in Nairobi.(pipeline)job hunting.my home is in western kenya,Bungoma District.as i continue talking to you i presume a positive outcome.i'm humbled.hv a blessed week

I hope all is well with you. What kind of work do you do in Nairobi? Are you still in school or have you graduated?

mkatubih's picture

Job

Hi.its long. i have been sick and in ma rural home therefore i rarely checked my mails.i dont have a job yet im still tarmacking.i graduated from university.how have you been?

Nicole Pampanin's picture

I am doing well. Just super

I am doing well. Just super busy with school as the semester is almost ending. I am sorry to hear that you are sick. I hope you recover quickly. What kind of work are you looking for? Good luck with the job search.

mkatubih's picture

Public relations

Thanks. Im recovering.i studied Communication and Media Technology and specialized in public relations.so im looking for a job in PR sector.

mkatubih's picture

Job

Hi.its long. i have been sick and in ma rural home therefore i rarely checked my mails.i dont have a job yet im still tarmacking.i graduated from university.how have you been?

mkatubih's picture

Where i live

Currently i am in Nairobi.(pipeline)job hunting.my home is in western kenya,Bungoma District.as i continue talking to you i presume a positive outcome.i'm humbled.hv a blessed week

mkatubih's picture

Thanks

I am grateful for the warm welcome.I believe that i'm at the right place where i will be able to gain wide knowledge on various aspects of life.I believe and hope that we gonna be good friends.It is nice meeting you.

Fatima Waziri's picture

Hey there! Welcome to

Hey there! Welcome to PulseWire!

Its so exciting having you with us, I am sure you will have a fun time with your new online friends and you will find this to be a positive experience. I encourage you to take advantage of the numerous resources and features available through our vibrant online community.

Welcome again to our global community and I look forward to hearing more from you here on PulseWire!

Peace!
Fatima

mkatubih's picture

corruption

My younger sister has been transferred to a private school.Thank God my parents can afford that .How about her friend Nafula?she can not be moved to another school because her parents are poor yet they are required to pay for her desk,uniform and meals yet somebody somewhere is squandering what was meant for her.

Corruption in Kenya is rampant especially in government institutions.The prime minister yesterday ordered the minister for education to resign for having misused funds meant for free primary education.The arrogant Professor Ongeri declined to resign claiming that he knows the appointing authority too well unless he says anything he can not resign.While the other day in his constituency he admitted in Ekigusii that he diverted funds to Kisii region where he hails from.

It is wrong for the president to keep numb yet the poor electorate are the ones who are suffering the most.I wonder when the coalition government will ever act to eradicate this vice.It is a devaststatind situation that needs quick and appropriate action.

Nicole Pampanin's picture

Corruption

I am glad that your parents were able to transfer your sister to a private school. But, yes, it is sad that there are so many other children whose families can't afford to send them to a private school and that these children must suffer as those in authority misuse their resources. When I was in Kenya last year, I learned a lot about the corruption that goes on there. It is to the extent that I could never have imagined. It is very sad. Is anything being done to combat the corruption?

mkatubih's picture

corruption

It is so sad that nothing is being done to combat corruption despite the existence of tha Kenya Anti-Corruption Commission.it is so bad for instance this week a survey was done on how members of parliament used the Constitutional Development Funds(CDF)it is bad three quatrer of the money is misused and the remaining part can not be accounted for!The MPS in charge are making noise about it because their dirty ways are being discovered.

The only remedy for kenyans is to first of all pass the improved constitution because tha common man will be able to send off a non-performing member of parliament.Secondly in the coming general election vote out all the existing MPS.I think when we start a fresh then we will have a better Kenya.

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