Past Event

US-China-Africa Initiative - Chinese Students Research Project

January 23, 2017
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Westcom Point, 8th Fl, Block A, Mahiga Mairu Ave (Muthangari Drive Exit), Off Waiyaki

A group of Chinese Students from the Global Education Connection presented their week long research within a local community in Kenya. The group comprised of 6 students and 4 mentors and teachers. Their research project was on public health where they conducted a study on increasing water borne diseases in Maasai women. The conclusion of their study was that the lack of water led to women to develop UTI’s, eye infection and skin diseases. The students also concluded that finding a solution to this problem would lead to a fulfillment of key SDG’s such us in gender equality and empowering women, Improving health and education