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

Nyali (Ambassador Grant)

Nyali (Ambassador Grant)

Nyali (Ambassador Grant)

Empowering a generation of civic actos Team Nyali applied their research in practical ways to help other young people in their community become proactive citizens and leaders. Team Nyali wanted to understand the barriers that prevent youth civic participation in their community. Between 2018 and 2019, they conducted a research project involving surveys, interviews and focus groups involving nearly 200 young people from Nyali sub-County. Read More

Kigoda Pwani (Ambassador Grant)

Kigoda Pwani (Ambassador Grant)

Enhancing women's role in employment Team Kigoda Pwani build upon their previous research to understand what barriers women in particular face in seeking employment. Following the success of their first research project in 2020, in which Kigoda Pwani aimed to Read More

Peace Monitors Consortium

Peace Monitors Consortium

Preventing Hate, Influencing Peace A project that empowered local influencers to become messengers of peace in their local communities. The Peace Monitors Consortium’s Zuia Noma (“Prevent Violence!”) initiative aimed to raise awareness among young coastal Kenyans of the signs and Read More

Angaza Youth Group

Angaza Youth Group

Strengthening youth resilience against fake news A group of young people committed themselves to addressing disinformation in Kenya to reduce levels of violence during the next general election. In recent years, Kenya has become a centre of new sophisticated disinformation Read More

Local Justice

Local Justice

Helping young Kenyans navigate the local justice system. A team of qualified community mediators empower other young people as peer-peer mediators in their communities. The justice system is often difficult for young people in Kwale to navigate. It is also Read More

Drop the Gun, Grab the Mic! (Ambassador Grant)

Drop the Gun, Grab the Mic! (Ambassador Grant)

Rap Music to Empower Youth and Prevent Violence A team led by local rapper is uplifting the voices of other young musicians to use their art as a form of activism to prevent youth joining gangs. Gang violence is endemic Read More

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 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

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