Efforts to curb teen pregnancies in Kilifi bear no fruit

Education and children officials say Kilifi County has recorded almost 3,000 cases of teen pregnancies between January and March. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Education and children officials say the region has recorded almost 3,000 cases of teen pregnancies between January and March.

  • Most of the girls are aged 15 to 19. The major hotspots of teen pregnancies are Ganze, Bamba, Magarini, Mtwapa, Kilifi town and Malindi.

We meet in a rundown hotel in Kilifi town and Kadii, 18, ask for the menu. She scans it hastily before ordering for tea and mahamri (buns).

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