What’s Your Role In CIPD?

That road, social hall, street light or ECDE we have been wanting will only come if it’s put in plan and budgeted for in the coming County Integrated Development Plan. This week’s #CoffeeBarTuesday focused on the County integrated Development Plan with participants from Mukuru Kwa  Reuben and Viwandani. What is CIDP, how is it developed […]

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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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The Role Of Young People In Ending SGBV

Sexual and gender-based violence remain a major challenge that the world is facing today. Sexual offences have adverse effects that derails social and economic development of an individual and that of a country. A report indicates that as a country we use close to 46 billion Kenyan shillings annually in addressing SGBV. With these figures, […]

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Why You Should Attend the CIDP Forum?

With the coming County Integrated Development Plan public participation forum meant to happen on 18th November 2022 at the Mukuru Health Centre in Imara Daima, our Coffee Bar Tuesday focused on how we can package ourselves together with like minded people and have a 1 voice that shall propose projects to the county to be […]

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Is COP27 Important?

With the COP27 conference happening from 6 November to 18 November 2022 in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt and hitting our newsroom every day, how many people from the community are aware of it and its importance to common mwananchi. Our #CoffeeBarDiscussion hosted Kevin Odongo who is an environmentalist and founder of Green Ambassadors who is […]

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Teen Pregnancy – What’s The Solution?

Narok County Ministry of Education reported that 741 school going children were impregnated and out of that number 409 were below 18 years. It’s good to note that the data shared is only for the girls who have attended different health facilities and there could be many other pregnant girls who are not counted because […]

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Youth Opportunities? Where Are They?

Are youth opportunities there and how visible and accessible is the information on these opportunities? This week’s #CoffeebarTuesday is a continuation of last week’s discussion on understanding some of the youth opportunities that are there and the ones that are yet to be implemented by both the county and national government. We have collected some […]

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Missed Youth Opportunities

This week’s #CoffeeBarTuesday focused on youth opportunities and getting to understand some of the opportunities that are there for young people and if they are accessible. For so long, young people have not been able to access opportunities due to lack of information and the opportunities themselves. We noted that some of the opportunities, especially […]

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Who Owns The Relationship?

Between two people, who owns the relationship? When getting to a relationship, what do you expect to gain from it?  During this week’s #CoffeeBarTuesday discussion, it was clear that we all have different views on who owns a relationship. Some of the insights on who owns the relationship were whoever cares less is the owner […]

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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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