The fight against FGM got a major boost at the weekend following the launch of a new foundation that aims to promote the campaign. Diamond Property Merchants launched a foundation whose anti-FGM campaign will focus on livelihoods for women, social protection, girl child education, among others. During the launch at the Safari Park Hotel, the property investment wing gave out Sh200 million as seed capital to help the drive. DPM chairman Josphat Gichunge also gave the foundation another Sh1 million. He said the foundation will help the target communities foster crop production through irrigated and greenhouse technology with a view of giving a means of survival.
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