The project targets two informal settlements of Nairobi, i.e. Mathare and Korogocho. It is estimated that Mathare has a population of 207,000 whereas Korogocho, which falls under the Kasarani sub-county, has a population of 780,000. The primary target group is teenagers/adolescent boys and girls between the ages of 10-19 years residing in Mathare and Korogocho. The secondary target group will include parents and guardians of adolescents, siblings and other household members, medical health providers, teachers, as well as informal settlement communities in general. Lobbying and advocacy activities are targeted at the county government of Nairobi, in collaboration with the national government and other civil society organizations. 2019 Kenya Population and Housing Census.
Structure of Linda Binti
Accountant for the project
The overall objective of the Linda Binti Project is to make contributions towards enhanced Sexual Reproductive Health status and realization of the full potential of adolescents in Kenya and in national development.
The project’s specific objective is to reduce the incidence and effects of unintended pregnancies on vulnerable teenagers aged 10-24 years in Nairobi’s Mathare and Korogocho informal settlements by the end of 2023. The first activity will be to conduct a Baseline Survey to determine the actual prevalence of teenage pregnancies and ASRHR challenges at the beginning of the project.