PEPEA LIFE SKILLS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM.
In recent past there has been report and cases of drugs and substance abuse in school, increase in teenage pregnancies and abortions, this and other cases have lead to high rates of school drop outs and increase of many social challenges which leads to consistent school drop out. Lack of basic necessities like sanitary towels among the vulnerable girls, have lead to girls missing classes up to 5 days a week, merged with ridicule by boys and other class mate. These outstanding challenges have facilitated school drop outs, poor performance; major in discipline cases in school leading to lack of direction among the teenagers. Another reason for their failure is lack of mentors, Lack of role models to emulate them thus lack the motivation to set achievable goals. They therefore, some tend to relax in their studies and have limited set goals.