Archive of Country: <span>Kenya</span>

Developing and Implementing Local Action Plans for Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism (Strong Cities Network)

Developing and Implementing Local Action Plans for Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism (Strong Cities Network)

Developing and Implementing Local Action Plans for Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism (Strong Cities Network)

This toolkit has been designed by the Strong Cities Network as a resource for local governments and civil society organisations in East Africa who are interested in developing a local action plan (LAP). LAPs seek to build a multisectoral approach to strengthening community resilience and addressing the root causes of violent extremism, polarisation and hate. For the purposes of this toolkit, the term ‘cities’ refers Read More

DERIN Peace Network (Ambassador Grant)

DERIN Peace Network (Ambassador Grant)

Improving the Participation of Young People in Devolution Processes Building upon previous successes, this Ambassador team want to go further in understanding youth civic disengagement and help to overcome it. In 2019, the DERIN Peace Network conducted workshops in Kubo-South Read More

#WhatIf? (Ambassador Grant)

#WhatIf? (Ambassador Grant)

United Against Gang Violence Four workshops with young people and mothers from Mvita sub-County helped to develop a united approach to an issue that deeply affects their community. Following the success of their video campaign in 2019, which depicted various Read More

Alpha Omega

Alpha Omega

Improving Youth Civic Engagement in Jomvu Evidence-driven workshops on civic engagement help unemployed young people in Jomvu sub-county to better understand public participation processes. Through their research, team Alpha Omega identified that one of the reasons why young people were Read More

Kigoda Pwani

Kigoda Pwani

Researching Opportunities and Gaps for Youth Community Engagement A research project aiming to identify why young people from Mvita are not engaging in the civic space. There are plenty of opportunities available for young people in Mvita sub-county to get Read More

Team Kisauni: “Be the Bigger Person”

Team Kisauni: “Be the Bigger Person”

Building Bridges Between Mothers and Youth Two short videos highlight how important the familial bond is between mothers and children in preventing gang recruitment. Team 'Kisauni', named after the sub-county its members come from, produced 2 videos that depict the Read More

Team Mombasa: “I Won’t Be Deceived”

Team Mombasa: “I Won’t Be Deceived”

Women as Agents of Change Four short videos raise awareness about female membership of juvenile gangs in Mombasa County. Sitakubali Kudanganyika translates roughly as 'I won't be deceived'. Team 'Mombasa' knew that the issue of gang recruitment and violence in Read More

Team Mvita: “#WhatIf?”

Team Mvita: “#WhatIf?”

A Whole Community's Responsibility Four short videos highlight how parents, teachers and friends all have a role in preventing gang recruitment. Team 'Mvita', named after the sub-county its members come from, produced a series of 4 videos that depict the Read More

Samba Sports Youth Agenda

Samba Sports Youth Agenda

Preventing Crime through Healing and Play A targeted initiative that combined sport with trauma healing sessions helped adolescent boys resist drug abuse and crime. Petty crime, gangs and drug abuse are common problems in coastal Kenya because of unemployment and Read More

DERIN Peace Network

DERIN Peace Network

Improving Awareness and Engagement with the Devolution Process Training young people to increase their civic engagement and knowledge of the devolution process in Kwale County. When we launched our activities in Kwale County in 2019, the DERIN Peace Network felt Read More

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