March 11, 2020World Health Organization (WHO) officially declared the outbreak of COVID-19 a pandemic.
March 12 , 2020Kenya reports first COVID-19 case
March 20, 2020OAY launched #Solidarity4Humanity to rally youth support to government interventions with focus on Health and wellbeing, Livelihoods and Humanitarian support
April-May 2020OAY conducts a study called A New World: Understanding the impact, challenges and interventions in Kenya
May 14, 2020OAY in partnership with National Youth Council, Pathways Institute, HAKI Africa and Talanta Youth Empowerment conducted a workshop to disseminate the study findings to youth sector stakeholders
During the cause of the Covid-19 pandemic, OAY will endeavour to
Act in line with our values
Be agile, making decisions quickly based on best (good enough) intelligence and knowledge
Mainstream and support usage of the digital space to continually deliver on our priorities
Hold regular virtual meetings to ensure that the organization continually delivers on priorities.
Be in consistent support of our volunteers and interns particularly those who may become ill or self-isolated from daily work.
Strategically engage county and national governments on clarity on critical issues affecting our constituents, working closely with other key allies
Play a leadership role in enhancing access to information and building knowledge as enablers to the safety of our constituents.