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Second adolescents symposium kenya

Lessons from 2nd Kenya National Adolescent Health Symposium, #AHSymposium2017 I was very delighted and   grateful to have participated in the 2nd Kenya National Adolescent Health Symposium, #AHSymposium2017, held between 23 and 24 November 2017 at Safari Park Hotel, Nairobi. I represented Organization of Africa Youth-Kenya, where I volunteer. This was such a

Championing for Youth- Led Accountability in Family Planning

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ULO-OG21Bh8&t=14s The Family Planning Summit is a convening of the global community on rights based family planning in which new commitments and new solutions are galvanized to move closer to the shared Family Planning 2020 goal of enabling an additional 120 million women and girls to use voluntary modern contraception by

‘ WHATEVER YOUR POLITICAL COLOURS’ CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED

                               PRESS RELEASE “Whatever your Political Colours” campaign launched Nairobi, Kenya 3/07/2017: A new campaign, “Whatever your political colours” has been launched to urge political leaders to prioritize maternal and newborn health in their Political agenda and be accountable to it after the 8th August General Elections The 3-week campaign comes at a

Nurses on strike, the saga continues.

Headlines for three months;  the doctors have dropped their tools, ceased working and watched people lose their lives in demand for  exaggerate salaries and allowances. We can all agree that everyone needs  a well paying source of income to sustain their living standards. However, do we the need for money

YOUTH BE TRIBELESS.

The Kenya, I want is a tribe-full nation. Stop, pause, What? Yes, I want a tribe full Kenya. This is for my generation to understand the youth who are open minded and not delusional by culture or society norms. I want a Kenya that appreciates tribes, acknowledges the existence of each

STATE OF UNEMPLOYMENT.

Has the the education system contributed to the state of unemployment in Kenya?In my view,yes.Success is measured by academic credentials.The system is anchored on passing exams.Talents and other extra skills are seen as a waste of precious time.Young people are drilled to follow a single path with fixed expectations piled

Kasarani cleanup

Jiactivate team in partnership with Kasarani sub county office conducted a clean up and engaged the local youth on the four key issues that affect the youth. Kasarani is a residential place housing a good number young people.This place is yet to experience proper waste management.I feel the youth need

Corruption

‘Corruption has been an elephant in the room for a long time, ‘the moderator admits as he sets the pace for the discussion. Is corruption systemic?’ Another person asks. How does it manifest in our communities and what are the youth doing about it?,’ comes another question that I feel

JIACTIVATE YOUTH WITH DIFFERENT-ABILITIES

JIACTIVATE YOUTH WITH DIFFERENT-ABILITIES “A mind is stretched by new experiences, drops the old norms and doesn’t dare to go back” How many people can you register by tomorrow, for a workshop by the Organization of Africa Youth, at Africa Nazarene University?  The queries had no response so I was excited when

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