96 Pokot girls rescued from FGM graduate with digital skills

Investing technical IT skills in the young women of West Pokot makes good economic sense, as such the girls are now well endowed to become a reliable source of qualified personnel who are able to help address labor market needs across a wide range of occupations and skill levels in different regions across the world – Ms. Constantine Obuya, ACWICT Executive Director.

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ACWICT donates educational materials to pupils in Mathare slums

ACWICT believes that provision of education is the surest way to improving women’s and youth economic standing.

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Free training in IT & Entrepreneurship

Do you know a Std 8 Leaver looking for Vocational Training, IT & Entreprenuership skills? Free training in IT & Entrepreneurship

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Ngazi Youth Empowerment Project launched in Busia County

Speaking at the launch, Ms. Constantine Obuya, the Executive Director, ACWICT said the target beneficiaries of the project are standard 8 drop-outs, who enter into the job market without any requisite skills and hence are locked out of the employment circle increasing the burden of youth unemployment in the country.

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We work with partners to address the challenges faced by high potential but disadvantaged women and youth on transition point from primary school, high school, vocational or tertiary education to improve their education, employment, health and leadership opportunities.

Constantine Obuya

Executive Director, ACWICT

96 Pokot girls rescued from FGM graduate with digital skills

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ACWICT donates educational materials to pupils in Mathare slums

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Youth Empowerment

youthIconIt is estimated that 750,000 young people enter the workplace annually yet only 15% get absorbed into formal employment leaving the rest of the youth cohorts (85%) to take up informal work and/or face the brunt of poverty. Read More

Education

Education-IconMillennium Development Goals 2 and 3 reflect the commitment that female education has a strong relationship with many other development indicators, and that education is an indispensable tool for women empowerment and the reduction of poverty. Girls’ education and the promotion of gender equality in education thus become vital tools for accelerating rural development. Read More

Governance

governance-icon Women’s performance in electoral processes and representation in other positions of leadership falls below par despite the realization of a new constitution (Constitution of Kenya 2010) that guarantees people’s rights and privileges including Affirmative Action. Increasing citizens’ participation in democratic processes is a key to sustainable development. This means ensuring equal participation between men and women in leadership and decision making processes. Read More

Health

health_icon2This implies that over half of Kenya’s population of 40 million people is aged below 24 years, with a larger proportion being adolescents’ ages 10-19 years. This is attributed to among others the high fertility and declining mortality rates experienced in the country over the past many years. Read More

Agriculture

Farming is the most important economic sector in Kenya, although less than 8 percent of the land is used for crop and feed production, and less than 20 percent is suitable for cultivation. Read More