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Social Postcards – Girls who play football and change their future

Jambo! Thank you for signing up for a Social Postcard from Kenya! Below you can find a selection of Social Postcards for you to share from a Kisumu Youth Football Association project. Share one or share many! This organisation receives support from Comic Relief, that is used to provide mentoring for vunerable girls, some of which are orphaned, from low income families or living in slums.
How to send a Social Postcard:
1. Pick a photo from the selection below and save the image to your computer or mobile phone.
2. Upload the photo to you social media account(s) of choice.
3. Use the message below the photo or add your own text, including the hashtag #lastingchange.
4. Share!

A Social Postcard sharing the #lastingchange which money raised by #ComicRelief makes happen
‘I share the knowledge I learn from this mentoring program with girls in my community that don’t go to school’ Lavender, age 18 #lastingchange

A Social Postcard sharing the #lastingchange which money raised by #ComicRelief makes happen
‘Thanks to this project supported by Comic Relief I now know I have a right to education’ Shamera, age 14 #lastingchange

A Social Postcard sharing the #lastingchange which money raised by #ComicRelief makes happen
‘Thanks to the mentoring supported by Comic Relief I’m confident, I speak up, I know I have rights’ Shamera, age 14 #lastingchange

A Social Postcard sharing the #lastingchange which money raised by #ComicRelief makes happen
‘For many of these kids, football is the only happy time in their weeks’ Kevin, KYFA, speaks about the effects of support #lastingchange

A Social Postcard sharing the #lastingchange which money raised by #ComicRelief makes happen
Many girls in mentorship programs go on to become mentors themselves and share their new knowledge, rippling out #lastingchange into the community

A Social Postcard sharing the #lastingchange which money raised by #ComicRelief makes happen
‘Thanks to this mentoring project Ida, orphaned after the death of both parents, secured orphanage accommodation & schooling’ #lastingchange

A Social Postcard sharing the #lastingchange which money raised by #ComicRelief makes happen
Mentoring supported by Comic Relief helps lower the incidence of teenage pregnancy and early marriage for vulnerable girls #lastingchange

There are 2 more sets of Social Postcards:
Power Porridge
Mothers and Babies with HIV in Kenya

Thank you so much for your support, it’s really appreciated and it really does make a difference to how other people perceive donating money and progress in Africa x

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