International day of the girl child is a global event
marked annually on the 11th October.
This year, Madrasa Early Childhood
Programme participated in marking this significant Educational
cross-cutting issue day together with other agencies within the
Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN).
The celebrations took place in
collaboration with the County Government of Kilifi at Bofa Beach
in Kilifi; the theme being: The Power of the Adolescent Girl:
Vision for 2030.
The event was spearheaded and attended
by representatives from Aga Khan University-Institute for
Educational Development, East Africa (AKU-IED), Aga Khan
Academy, Kesho Organisation among others.
It was encouraging to have County
Government Education Minister Hon. Salma Muhiddin Ahmed grace
the occasion among other key Government Education Officials.
With support from Aga Khan Foundation
Canada through the Strengthening Education Systems in East
Africa (SESEA), the Madrasa Programme currently implements
interventions focusing on professional development for educators
with a long term vision of ensuring that we have a society where
all children are Educated, Healthy and Happy.