Grassroots Empowerment Initiative (GEMINI)

GEMINI seeks to empower and build the capacity of marginalized communities through information-sharing, skills-building and training to enable them make informed choices.
Feb 27, 2006

Compassion Project

Read about the Compassion Project, a project that empowers families with small-business training, provision of anti-retroviral drugs and medical support in order to fight the impact of HIV/AIDS.

Dec 12, 2005

Our Time is Now

Congratulations to Stella Amojong, Ashoka fellow and Program Coordinator of ATM, for being one of the people highlighted in the new book "Our Time is Now" produced by the International Youth Foundation.

"Our Time is Now: Young People Changing the World" is a book that highlights over thirty young people who are taking action to improve their communities.

Here is an excerpt from Stella's profile: Stella Amojong, Kenya Alarmed by rising rates of teenage pregnancy in the city of Eldoret where she lives, Stella, 29, founded the Advocates for Teenage Mothers Youth Group (ATM) in 2003. ATM works to enhance reproductive health education in schools, while advocating the importance of reproductive health education and promoting women’s rights to government officials, teachers, parents, and the public at large.

More information about "Our Time is Now" can be found at: