Trans-nzoia Youth Sports Association (TYSA)

To Inspire and Empower marginalized and vulnerable Young people through Value Based Sports in Kenya

Trans-nzoia Youth Sports Association (TYSA)
TYSA RESOURCE CENTRE,SINYERERI SCHEME, PLOT NO.2
Kitale, Trans nzoia County 30200
Kenya
254 725 200099
http://www.tysak.org

Chief Executive Officer

Gichuki Francis

Management Team

Gichuki Francis, Francis Ojillo, Lucas Wanyonyi, Albert Wetiatia

Board of Directors

Eliud Akanga, Anthony Gitei, Margaret Monyani, Alice Ochol, Wilgister Simiyu, Gichuki Francis, Francis Ojillo, Lucas Wanyonyi, Albert Wetiatia

Project Leaders

Gichuki Francis

Mission

To Inspire and Empower marginalized and vulnerable Young people through Value Based Sports in Kenya

Programs

TYSA embraces the values and skills gained from football which are applicable in daily life situations. These include: - Mutual Respect, Fair Play, Problem Solving, Effort, Tolerance and Teamwork among others. Through football, we bring the desired social changes in the community.Education; We strive to make education accessible to majority of our beneficiaries. Annually, over 50 boys and girls including those with disabilities benefit from our education scholarship. To date over 150 students who had dropped out of school amongst them, teenage mothers have been re-admitted back.Training and Capacity Building; TYSA girls Resource Centre offers a unique opportunity for the rural girls to meet, share experience and restore their lives. To date 70 girls have accessed training at the centre while 200 are projected to access it annually once fully equipped. TYSA offers Continuous capacity building in areas of child protection, peer education & reproductive health training, peace building, leadership and management development to its staff, volunteers and community members.Girls We Can; TYSA Endeavors to eliminate gender disparity through increased accesses to Education and Capacity Building opportunities for girls. This is a new program. Following the successful implementation of 'Wasichana Tunaweza' (Girls We Can) project funded by Kenya Community Development Foundation last year, the project is now being transformed into a program. This will make it a long term investment. Consultations are therefore ongoing with various stakeholders to seek how best to implement the program.Child Participation and Protection; TYSA endeavor to offer safe spaces for children. Our child focus programming has succeeded to bring the attention of parents, community and learning institutions to support and protect children rights. Community safety nets have been strengthened and it is easy to track children movement. Over 100 children access TYSA care and support weekly.

Statistics on Trans-nzoia Youth Sports Association (TYSA)

Financial Statistics

  • Annual Budget for 2010: $50,000
  • Annual Budget for 2005: $7,000
  • Maximum Annual Budget: $50,000
  • Other funding sources: Volunteers, Individuals, County Council,Ministry of Youth,Danish Gymnastics and Sports Association, Mamacash,CARE, Kenya Community Development Foundation, Handicap International
  • Religious Affiliation: None
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