Do Direct Tickets From Political Parties Affect Us?

Do you think direct ticketing is one way of political parties to stop us from exercising our democratic rights? Do you think direct tickets affects party members in any way? Do you think political parties primaries will free and fair? This week’s coffee bar Tuesday, participants felt that direct tickets diverts leader’s agenda to them […]

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Provision Of Water And Basic Hygiene Items To Mukuru Residents.

Story by Peris saleh. Jackline Mbangari is a mother of three kids, lives in Mukuru Kwa Reuben. She is one of the beneficiaries of the soap, water and dignity kit distribution through the E-voucher system under the Tuko Pamoja Project. Tuko Pamoja (We’re in this together): Project is a 12 Months project implemented jointly by […]

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How The Use Of The E-voucher System Has Impacted Lives In Mukuru.

Tuko Pamoja (We’re in this together): Project; This is a 12 Months project implemented Jointly by Oxfam WASH and Gender Teams in Partnership with Local based Organisations in Mukuru and Korogocho informal settlements. The project objectives are :- To drive positive behavior change to prevent and contain the spread of Covid-19 and reduce deaths. To […]

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Mbona Social Distancing to Fight Coronavirus (Covid-19)?

As we wait for scientists and healthcare professionals to develop a vaccine for COVID-19, there is another, more readily available tool at our disposal. Social distancing, defined as measures taken to reduce physical contact, is the first line of defense for containing an infectious disease like COVID-19. That’s because these infections spread when people cough, sneeze, […]

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Manifesto – Lies or Promises?

What is a manifesto? Do feel like the recent manifestos touched on some of the key issues that we as a community and different sectors are going through. The participants touched on the recent 4 manifestos launched by the presidential aspirants– Kenya Kwanza Coalition, Agano Party, Roots Party and Azimio La Umoja coalition. Majority of […]

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Let’s Both Plan

So many discussions have been held in regards to family planning but most of these conversations are usually centered on women whereby they are educated on the different types of family planning, how they work and the importance of having one but does this mean that men do not have a role to play in […]

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Is “Kwani Mi Ni Mwanamke” Toxic Masculinity

This week’s coffee bar Tuesday focused on men’s health in relevance to mental health. June being men’s health month, we tackled the mental health aspect connecting it with toxic masculinity. It’s a good start to have conversations on how we can encourage the men and boys in your life to take care of their physical […]

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Is Gender The New Agenda In 2022 General Elections?

“Women are being chosen as running mates on matters of inclusivity and not their leadership skills or what they are bringing at the table” Participants said Coffee Bar Tuesday this week was discussing if gender is the new agenda in political space? With political leaders choosing their women as running mates, does this mean we […]

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What Attribute Makes A Leader?

When choosing/evaluating a leader, we all have attributes/ traits that we consider important when selecting them. During our weekly coffee bar Tuesday session, we discussed some of the common attributes that most of us look for when electing a leader. Not only do the attributes apply to political leaders but also to our homes, chamas, […]

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How Do You Sustain A Business?

Have you ever asked someone how they manage to sustain a business? The answers given will confuse you more. Most of the answers are usually “Ni kujaribu tu” or “Ni Mungu tu”. Others will go ahead and tell you “it’s hard work” and “knowing what you want”. Does this mean there are no recipes for […]

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Red Fags In A Toxic Relationship You Shouldn’t Ignore

Relationships are always perceived to be a space where partners are happy and comfortable to be around each other, it is meant to be a safe space for the two individuals. However, this is not always the case. With the rise number of sexual and gender based violence, individual don’t understand what toxic relationship entails […]

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NG-CDF Is Not A Manifesto

On 19th April 2022, we held our weekly coffee bar Tuesday discussing the role of National Government Constituency Development Fund (NG-CDF) formally known as Constituency Development Fund (CDF) and how it’s being used a political tool. Through the discussions, most people pointed out NG-CDF not only is it used as tool to seek votes but […]

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