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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

Youth and healthcare

On the polls across Kenya among other issues which were identified by the youths was the issue of health care and access to health facilities. The question which arises is there for what difficulties do youths face when accessing healthcare and how to improve health among the youths. First and foremost


‘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


I am Sharon Owino, a student pursuing law and passionate about youth programs. I am volunteering with the Organization of African Youth (OAY) and currently doing the Jiactivate program which aims identifying programs affecting youths, and addressing it the issues after which we shall make a national declaration on the