Teen Pregnancy, a shadow pandemic
In Kenya, 379,573 teenage pregnancies were recorded in 2019 (The National Council on Population and Development)
1/5 teenagers aged 10-14 years old, is either pregnant or has delivered
What We Do
Our Strategic Priorities
Empowering proactive changemakers
At Gingko Africa, our empowerment programs are dedicated to equipping teenage mothers with essential life skills and support structures to overcome challenges.
Gingko Africa's core mission is to prevent teen pregnancies by providing crucial resources and manuals to empower both boys and girls as they navigate the challenges of Teenagehood.
Community outreach and engagement
Addressing teen pregnancy, a complex societal issue, requires a collective effort, and Gingko Africa actively engages with communities to seek solutions.
Research and innovative programs
In our ever-evolving and fast-paced world, Gingko Africa faces the exciting challenge of adapting to emerging social trends while preserving the fundamental values that underpin our mission.
The Gingko team believes in the transformation of people to create positive impact both globally and locally. We are a diverse team with a shared vision: to achieve the empowerment of African adolescent girls to thrive in dignity, well-being and financial independence, free from teen pregnancy, gender based violence and injustice.
Ivy Akii Karushi
Co-founder and CEO
Communications and Partnerships
Co-founder and COO
Digital Communications Associate