International Youth Day 2020: Kenya Interfaith Youth Network Breaking Barriers

Kenya has been often referred to as a youthful country, as the youth are the bigger percentage. Research, publications and surveys have shown that despite the large representation there remains persistent challenges and risks that the Kenyan youth face; “The youth are, and will remain, a significant share of Kenya's population for the foreseeable future.… Continue reading International Youth Day 2020: Kenya Interfaith Youth Network Breaking Barriers

Interfaith Youth Networks participation in COVID-19 Awareness Webinar

By Faith Lutomia The Inter-Religious Council of Kenya (IRCK), through the Embassy of Sweden and Diakonia Kenya Country Program supported youth from Mombasa Interfaith Youth Network who were joined by other youth to participate in a COVID-19 Awareness Webinar held on the 6th of July, 2020. The webinar, whose theme was ‘Safeguarding youth during COVID-19’… Continue reading Interfaith Youth Networks participation in COVID-19 Awareness Webinar

COVID-19: Interfaith Youth Creating Awareness using Murals

By Desnah Bittok The youth have been perceived as a weak link in the community which is in not the case for the Interfaith Youth Network who came together on 11th June 2020 for the community Covid-19 awareness campaigns. They ensured that a great population in Mombasa's old town was reached and educated on the… Continue reading COVID-19: Interfaith Youth Creating Awareness using Murals

COVID-19: Creating Awareness through the Media Platforms

By Desnah Bittok Women of Faith network has taken to different platforms to create awareness on COVID19. Radio has the widest reach of the audience and the women did not hesitate to take this opportunity to reach out to the community. They held talk shows in different local stations on the Coast. The Radio talk… Continue reading COVID-19: Creating Awareness through the Media Platforms

The Fight of COVID-19 by Women of Faith Network – Kwale County

By Desnah Bittok The corona-virus came as a surprise to many, some Kenyans called it “ugonjwa ya masonko” (the disease of the rich) and others thought of it as a myth. This perception led to an increase in the spread of the virus. The women who are a strong backbone of the society felt enough… Continue reading The Fight of COVID-19 by Women of Faith Network – Kwale County

The Fight of COVID-19 by Women of Faith Network -Mombasa County

By Desnah Bittok Mombasa County was one of the most affected counties in the country which led to cessation of movement into and out of the county. It was on this note on 11th and 12th June, 2020 the beautiful women of Mombasa Women of Faith Network took the fighting spirit against the COVID-19 pandemic… Continue reading The Fight of COVID-19 by Women of Faith Network -Mombasa County

Women are demonstrating their leadership in response to #COVID19 in Kenya

2020 continues to rock the globe in an imaginable way. Women being at the center of it, struggling to keep afloat amid this pandemic when it comes to the community, their families and their sources of income. Women of Faith networks in the country have taken up activities to sensitize and create awareness on issues… Continue reading Women are demonstrating their leadership in response to #COVID19 in Kenya

Teenage Pregnancy, COVID -19 And The Voice Of The Faith Community

According to Kenya Demographic and Health Survey 2014 nearly one in five girls aged 15-19 has already had a baby or are pregnant, the latest available statistics, show that 15 percent of girls aged 15-19 had already given birth, and another three percent were pregnant with their first child  making it the highest rates in… Continue reading Teenage Pregnancy, COVID -19 And The Voice Of The Faith Community

Interfaith Women Network on COVID-19 Pandemic; Isiolo County

The people of Isiolo County like many other counties did not take the pandemic seriously when the government announced the first case of the COVID-19. It seemed like a ‘theirs’ kind of problem therefore the people went about living their lives. In late April someone sneaked out of Nairobi from Eastleigh to Isiolo County and… Continue reading Interfaith Women Network on COVID-19 Pandemic; Isiolo County