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Digital Empowerment Toolkit Now Available!

At World Pulse, we recognize the need for ongoing learning—for you and for your community! Our toolkits aim to provide the resources you need to advance your social change work.

We are excited to introduce our Digital Empowerment Trainers’ Toolkit, a dynamic resource to help you bring the benefits of connecting online to women in your community. Check it out today! »

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A Small Part of My Dream that Everyone is Afraid of

I came to the USA on 4th August 2014 for a 4 month Community Solutions Program of the Department of State, which is being implemented by IREX. … Read More»

Making the Web Accessible and Safe to Women in Kenya

In rural Kenya, the illiteracy level which is borne of poverty is too high. Majority of the women here have never seen a computer, let alone work on it. … Read More»

Periods of Shame in Rural Schools in Kenya … Read More»

Children shouldn't own the Master Bedroom

*Joyce Ayodi got married young; way too young. She was 14 and illiterate. She had only gone as far as class 4 in primary school when she met the 'man of her innocent dreams'. … Read More»

Riots in Mombasa following a Muslim Cleric's Murder

Fierce riots have rocked the coastal city of Mombasa, Kenya, for the better part of the today, following the murder of a Muslim cleric, Sheikh Ibrahim Rogo and his three companions. … Read More»

The New VAT ACT 2013, a Burden to the Kenyan Poor

On 6th August this year, the National Assembly of the Kenya government unanimously approved the controversial Value Added Tax bill which saw amendments that reinstated taxes on basic food items and ne … Read More»

The Education Arena: Same Old Script, Different Actors, Decades Later

It is a very cold dawn in rural Western Kenya, as 13 year old Jane Muhonja (name changed), a total orphan starts the long 5 kilometer hilly trek from Gagiremba village to Gimomoi Primary school, both … Read More»

Alice Kirambi; The Driving Force Behind Women Empowerment In Kenya

As a community leader and public figure, it is not easy to get an interview appointment with Alice Kirambi. … Read More»

All is Well that Ends Well

The last couple of weeks have been fraught with anxiety and tension as we awaited to see who got chosen to be the voice of the voiceless in the World Pulse community. … Read More»

A Mothers' Day to Cherish

It has been a very memorable 3 days for me and my family. … Read More»

What Sort of Punishment Befits a Sexual Offender?

We live in a society where it is always the woman's fault whenever any sort of violence is meted out against her. … Read More»

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