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A youth group that i belong to presentation in Nairobi, Kenya showcasing their work for the community

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  • 1. The Change InitiativeSunday, May 19, 2013CHANGE MAKERS
  • 2.  The Change Initiative is a not for profitcommunity based organization working withyoung women and girls in Nairobis Embakasiconstituency, formed in 2008 by Wanjiru Kanyi It aims to all round empower the young womenand girls to be knowledgeable and enable themto make better and informed choices in regardsto their social and economic life. Our areas include reproductive health and lifeskills, HIV/AIDS and Home Based Care, Basiccounselling and Entrepreneurship skills.Sunday, May 19, 2013CHANGE MAKERS
  • 3.  To impact andempower the livesof Young womenand girls positivelyto allowpermanent changethroughInformation andimplementation ofits objectives. To be the bestchannel for changeand achieve awholesomepositive outlookand responsetoward women andgirls in Kenya andthe larger Africansociety.Sunday, May 19, 2013CHANGE MAKERS
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  • 7.  Promote and advocate for wholesome behaviour change inthe society to reduce the current occurrence of infectionand spread of HIV/AIDS and engagement in both early andrisky sexual behaviour and eradicate impunity forviolence, myths and misconceptions in regards to the girlchild and woman in society hence promote gender equityand fundamental human rights. To empower young women and girls in the society witheducation/information in various development fieldsthrough both formal and informal education and furtherencourage replication of skills achieved throughmentorship within the initiative and Embakasi. Empower and encourage young women and girls to be inthe fore front in contributing social and economicdevelopment and adopt entrepreneurial skills to promoteand improve self sustainability To promote peace and unity, and to actively participate indevelopment and upgrading endeavours within itsgeographical coverage area.Sunday, May 19, 2013CHANGE MAKERS
  • 8. • Integrity• Honesty• Respect• Understanding• AccountabilitySunday, May 19, 2013CHANGE MAKERS
  • 9. BEYOND NAMES Empowerment project that revolves around amentorship concept. It is run by a committee ofsix aged between twenty one and thirty years(21-30.) all who live in Embakasi constituencyand assisted by an advisory board. The committee members are trained inReproductive Health and Life Skills, HIV/AIDSand Home Based Care, Basic Counselling Skillsand Entrepreneurship.Sunday, May 19, 2013CHANGE MAKERS
  • 10. T.O.U.C.HTeenagers Objectively United for Change School outreach Program. To teach onreproductive health and life skills. Camps, Picnics and Hikes Promote team workand socialization. Regular group discussions to promote behaviourchange Quarterly talent search competitions to promoteand nature talent among adolescents. Sport and Games that provides and promotepositive pass time.Sunday, May 19, 2013CHANGE MAKERS
  • 11. K.I.K.E Gender Equity and Equality sensitization Referral Services for Rape victims, genderbased/domestic violence victims, sexually transmittedinfections, birth, family planning services, vocationaltraining, advanced counselling, HIV testing& HIVmanagement. Urban Agriculture and Nutrition. This includes teachingon importance of nutrition by use of locally available foodsand training on improvising space for agriculture to growe.g. vegetables. Promotion of Peace. This includes holding forums andsensitising the community on the importance andadvantages of upholding peace.Sunday, May 19, 2013CHANGE MAKERS
  • 12. Cont…• Education and promotion of civic education andHuman Rights.• Networking and Collaboration with otherorganizations/ stakeholders with similar objectivesor are in support of young women and girls.• Holding Open Forms for young women and girls toallow free and open discussions regularly.• Counselling services.• Entrepreneurial Skills Design and Production ofbeadwork and ArtSunday, May 19, 2013CHANGE MAKERS
  • 13. SEX EDUCATIONSunday, May 19, 2013CHANGE MAKERS
  • 14. Thawabu Primary SchoolSunday, May 19, 2013CHANGE MAKERS
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  • 16. THAWABU PRIMARYSCHOOLSunday, May 19, 2013CHANGE MAKERS
  • 17. GROUP WORK FOR THE PARTIPANTS ON THINGSWHICH MOSTLY AFFECT GIRLSSunday, May 19, 2013CHANGE MAKERS
  • 18. A STUDENT SHOWING HOW TO USE SANITARY TOWEL TOTHEIR FELLOW STUDENTSSunday, May 19, 2013CHANGE MAKERS
  • 19. CONT.Sunday, May 19, 2013CHANGE MAKERS
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  • 21.  Registered with the Kenya governmentsMinistry Of Sports, Culture, Gender andSocial services as a CBO Recommended and recognized by the Kenyagovernment’s Ministry Of Sports, Culture,Gender and Social services Won an award for empowering young girls inthe community on World Human Rights DayCelebration held at Huruma Grounds Currently runs a drop in resource centre.that acts as an information centre on issuesthat affects the Young in the societySunday, May 19, 2013CHANGE MAKERS
  • 22. THE DIRECTOR HOLDING ARECOGNITION AWARD FOREMPOWERING GIRLS INTHE COMMUNITY ONWORLD HUMAN RIGHTSDAY 2011Sunday, May 19, 2013CHANGE MAKERS
  • 23.  vocational training and graduands withcertification of skills to our participants e.gfrom Hair Dressing and Beauty Institutions) Successfully trained 50 peer educators whoare the change makers in the society Working with six schools (3primary and 3High schools.) Participating community efforts towardsupholding peace. Networking and collaborating with variousstakeholdersSunday, May 19, 2013CHANGE MAKERS
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  • 26. CONDOM AWARENESS PROGRAMMESunday, May 19, 2013CHANGE MAKERS
  • 27. KAYOLESunday, May 19, 2013CHANGE MAKERS
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  • 29. Rasta Stage- KayoleSunday, May 19, 2013CHANGE MAKERS
  • 30. Sunday, May 19, 2013CHANGE MAKERSSuccessfully launched the 14days love mtaani initiative withthe main focus on home basedcare
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  • 32. Participants at the Launch of Love MtaaniInitiative at Kayole II Social HallSunday, May 19, 2013CHANGE MAKERS
  • 33. Beads and Necklaces Mats during the exhibitionSunday, May 19, 2013CHANGE MAKERS
  • 34. MR. PIUS ONDACHI,DISTRICT OFFICER WITH THEDIRECTOR AND THE T.C.ITEAM DURING THE LAUNCHSunday, May 19, 2013CHANGE MAKERS
  • 35. THE D.O GIVING SPEECHDURING THE LAUNCHSunday, May 19, 2013CHANGE MAKERS
  • 36. Mama Judith’s HomeSunday, May 19, 2013CHANGE MAKERS
  • 37. NEAR KAYOLE 1 STAGE MARKETTHE DIRECTOR GIVING FOOD TOMAMA JUDITHSunday, May 19, 2013CHANGE MAKERS
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  • 39. LOOKING ON IS THE DAUGHTER WITH SPECIAL NEEDSSunday, May 19, 2013CHANGE MAKERS
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  • 43. MAMA MORGAN’S HOME BASEDCARESunday, May 19, 2013CHANGE MAKERS
  • 44. BEFORE THE WORKSunday, May 19, 2013CHANGE MAKERS
  • 45. ,Sunday, May 19, 2013CHANGE MAKERSDohty & Eunice
  • 46. .Sunday, May 19, 2013CHANGE MAKERSCynthia, Lucia & Cyrus
  • 47. Sunday, May 19, 2013CHANGE MAKERSMike Irene and Mirriam
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  • 50. Mama Mercy’s Home based careSunday, May 19, 2013CHANGE MAKERS
  • 51. .Sunday, May 19, 2013CHANGE MAKERSClockwiseWilly, Miriam, Betty, Charles, Austin, Dohty, Juliana and
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  • 57. Mama Dickson Home based careSunday, May 19, 2013CHANGE MAKERS
  • 58. Lucia & EuniceSunday, May 19, 2013CHANGE MAKERS
  • 59. Dohty & EuniceSunday, May 19, 2013CHANGE MAKERS
  • 60. Annette & Cyrus Julianna & MercySunday, May 19, 2013CHANGE MAKERS
  • 61. After workSunday, May 19, 2013CHANGE MAKERS
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  • 63. TCI girls receiving sanitary towels fromAlways company as a recognition gestureSunday, May 19, 2013CHANGE MAKERS
  • 64. Postal Address : The Change InitiativeP.O.BOX 50246-00200Nairobi,Kenya.BLOG: www.thechangeinitiative.blogspot.comEmail Address: thechangeinitiative@yahoo.comthechange_initiative@yahoo.comPhysical Address: 100meters from the District OfficersCompoundPhone Number: +254 723 031342+254 720 002 720Account Number: The Change InitiativeEquity Bank-Kayole Branch0650192289755.Sunday, May 19, 2013CHANGE MAKERS
  • 65. Sunday, May 19, 2013CHANGE MAKERSTHANK YOU& GODBLESS