Gathoni Kiboi is a student and an advocate at Masai technical training institute. She underwent training provided by the Organization of African Youth.
Are a youth advocate? Do you want to learn about advocacy processes and strategy formulation? Then, this is the tool for you. We developed Advocating for Change for Adolescents Toolkit. The summarised version is shown in the image below. The Advocating for Change for Adolescents in Kenya is a Practical Toolkit for Young People to
As the World marks this year’s World Health day 2019, we take the opportunity to highlight the need for increased investment in young people’s health and the need for their increased representation in decision making processes as a means to achieve meaningful youth participation in Universal health coverage. This is
The 2018 United National theme for International Youth Day, #SafeSpacesforYouth, is a deliberate move to emphasises and highlight the challenges youth face globally, in civic, digital and public spaces. The Kenyan Vision 2030’s three pillars: the economic, the social and the political pillars, mirror the three spaces identified by UN.
Advocating for change for adolescents is a global toolkit that was developed by the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health (PMNCAH) in partnership with World Health Organization (WHO) to act as a practical guide for the young people in advocating for improvement in adolescent health and wellbeing. The
Well, you never know what you are getting yourself into, until you are in. Signing up for the Jiactivate county-county forums was not by design but I am glad I took part in this life changing campaign. The interest was built when I realized how many young people will have been
When I heard about the pre-devolution conference, I knew it would just be a forum for young people to be taught on how to voice their issues better, to the concerned authorities and so it was. On the last day of the training, various leaders from the county were invited
From my observation, Makueni County has been in the good books for sometime. It is one of the counties that has a very active website.However, there are a few but critical social issues that i feel have to be addressed promptly. During one of the sessions the youth talked about
In my view the youth of Kajiado have less interest in engaging their leaders ,attending public participation forums yet they are able to outline issues affecting them and their ideal county.Their forum was a unique one because we had a few local leaders in attendance.These youth had a chance to present