INTEGRATING CHILD PROTECTION INTO ECD: Let Children Be Children

“Kata shingo songa mbele...” (English: Cut the neck, move forward…)

I heard young Brian screaming it repeatedly. I looked confused to his teachers and asked them: “Why aren’t you stopping him? Why do you let him say these cruel things in front of his classmates?” They looked at me helplessly, “These are the words he heard from the people killing his dad.” Hearing Brian repeating what he had heard from them became a new normal thing to the teachers. My heart suddenly felt heavy and I realized: It’s not just our traumatized children, but also our teachers that urgently need our support.

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MMM to EEE: MY METIS EXPERIENCE

Metis alum Dr Maina WaGioko sat down with young leader Aziza Mwendwa to reflect on paradigm shifts in his career, and the role Metis has played in his journey.
”I have dedicated my life to wielding the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world: education.“

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