MERCY'S LIGHT
Women's Crisis Center
Vipingo, Kenya

Mercy's Light

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Providing  spiritual, psychological, medical,  financial, educational and social support/counseling, shelter, and/or build income capacity through life skills trainings for girls/women in crisis pregnancies and before, giving priority to girls that are pregnant as the result of sexual trauma. 
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Our Purpose & Objectives
  • Provide long term temporary shelter for pregnant girls and their babies.

  • Financial, spiritual, psychological, medical, educational and social support for women/girls in reproductive health crisis, first providing support for those affected by sexual trauma.

  • Educate and empower girls with income generating, spiritual, psychological, medical, educational and social life skills.
  1. baby wrapped in cloth being carried on mother's back
  2. baby wrapped in cloth being carried on mother's back
  3. Kenyan family
  4. mother in traditional dress carrying baby
  5. baby lying in crib
  6. young girl holding two babies
  7. newborn in crib
  8. village girl smiling among crowd


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Summary Of Need

  1. "1 IN EVERY 39 WOMEN IN KENYA DIE FROM PREGNANCY RELATED CAUSES."
    KENYA: SUMMARY OF NEED
  2. "13,000 KENYAN GIRLS DROP OUT OF SCHOOL EVERY YEAR DUE TO PREGNANCY."
    KENYA: SUMMARY OF NEED
  3. "OVER 300,000 ABORTIONS OCCUR IN KENYA EACH YEAR. 73% OF THEM OCCUR IN GIRLS AGES 20 - 34."
    KENYA: SUMMARY OF NEED
  4. "40% OF WOMEN DYING DUE TO ABORTION ARE UNDER THE AGE OF 20."
    KENYA: SUMMARY OF NEED
  5. "32.2% OF RESPONDENTS IN A SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA STUDY BY THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION REPORT THAT BY THE AGE OF 18, THEY HAD BEEN THE VICTIM OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE." (WHO, 2004)
    KENYA: SUMMARY OF NEED