Using the power of soccer to fight HIV/AIDS

 
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  • Using the power of soccer to fight HIV/AIDS posted a progress report
    Skillz Kenya HIV/AIDS program Embarks to schools
    By - Nancy Waweru - Project Director
    Now that the academic year has just started, the skillz Kenya gear has shifted from the community centres to the schools. Most of the schools undergoing through the program are new schools alongside few community centres whose programs are conducted during the weekend.Vijana Amani Pamoja has narrated a progress report...
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  • Using the power of soccer to fight HIV/AIDS posted a progress report
    WORLD'S AIDS DAY
    By - Nancy Waweru - Project Director
    WORLD’S AIDS DAY On Dec 1, 2010 VAP in conjunction with Sports Connect a youth soccer organization based in Eastlands organized a soccer camp for under:14,18 and 20.The event was held at  Buru Buru sports ground and VAP were at hand to conduct HIV/AIDS Skillz program. Amongst the Skillz conducted were: Find the...
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  • Using the power of soccer to fight HIV/AIDS posted a progress report
    Curriculum Development Workshop
    By - Nancy Waweru - Project Director
    Informed by years of field experience and technical expertise in curriculum design, GRS in collaboration with Vijana Amani Pamoja, VAP commenced the development of a Skillz Kenya curriculum (a Kenya-specific version of Grassroot Soccer's youth focused evidence based HIV prevention curriculum).The workshop was held in...
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  • Nancy Waweru
    Nancy Waweru Yeap he too wanted to be on skype.Looking forward to see you Marc!
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  • Marc Maxson
    Marc Maxson Just talked to Enouce Ndeche (who works at VAP) today on Skype. They seem to be doing well. I could hear Nancy's toddler child running around in the background.
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  • Using the power of soccer to fight HIV/AIDS posted a progress report
    SKILLZ KENYA CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP
    By - Nancy Waweru - Project Director
    Informed by years of field experience and technical expertise in curriculum design, GRS in collaboration with Vijana Amani Pamoja, VAP commenced the development of a Skillz Kenya curriculum (a Kenya-specific version of Grassroot Soccer's youth focused evidence based HIV prevention curriculum).The workshop was held in...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Using the power of soccer to fight HIV/AIDS posted a progress report
    Vijana Amani Pamoja's Quaterly Newsletter
    By - Nancy Waweru - Project Director
    Msimamo newsletter is Vijana Amani Pamoja’s quarterly bulletin that contains in-depth news, stories and activities that take place within VAP and the community that it serves. The newsletter gives a clear picture of WHO we ARE and WHAT we do. Msimamo means””MY STAND.” ...
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  • Using the power of soccer to fight HIV/AIDS has received 40 donations
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  • Using the power of soccer to fight HIV/AIDS posted a progress report
    Kick N Test VCT and TB Screening Soccer Tournament
    By - Nancy Waweru - Project Director
    INTRODUCTION On 17th July 2010, Vijana Amani Pamoja – VAP hosted the 2nd annual Kick N Test VCT and TB screening soccer tournament. An exciting day of football, voluntary counselling, testing and TB screening. The tournament was organized under the theme of “jijue” (Swahili language, means ‘Know yourself’). A...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Using the power of soccer to fight HIV/AIDS posted a progress report
    Research Study on HIV/AIDS
    By - Nancy Waweru - Project Director
    Coxswain Social Investment Plus, on behalf of Football for an HIV Free Generation (F4), is pleased to release the study, “Using Football for HIV/AIDS Prevention in Africa.” Thank you for contributing your time to assist with the evaluation and for your continued work in fighting HIV and AIDS. To help your...
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  • Using the power of soccer to fight HIV/AIDS posted a progress report
    Vijana Amani Pamoja in South Africa
    By - Nancy Waweru - Project Director
    At the occasion of the 2010 FIFA world cup, the sport for social change network (sscn) supported by youth development through football and Nike, and in partnership with sport and recreation South Africa seek to have representatives from their partner countries to be a part of the excitement and hype of the world’s...
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    GlobalGiving Storytelling Project has posted a story.
    Impact Of Community Work In My Life
    In 200 i was recruited and trained and got trained on basic HIV/AIDS information and life skills which touched me because I lost a friend the previous year and this experience made me to want to know more about this diseases and share the knowledge to the friends that I have .VAP has enable me achieve this and Im proud of... Read more »
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  • Using the power of soccer to fight HIV/AIDS posted a progress report
    Training of Trainers Workshop
    By - Nancy Waweru - Project Director
    TRAINING OF TRAINERS COURSE. Supported by its existing partners, Vijana Amani Pamoja, VAP conducted a refresher course for its peer educators with an aim of building the capacity of their program delivery. The training was attended by 15 peer educators and 5 volunteers who gathered at the Kiragu community social hall. The...
    • 4 years ago
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  • GlobalGiving Storytelling Project
    GlobalGiving Storytelling Project has posted a story.
    Youths No Crime
    Transcribed by HotSun Foundation
    Youths especially inslums are involved in criminal activities.They always find their way out by bribing the police.Drugs abuse is common thing in youth.These are stages to other vices like rape,robbery and others.Joblessness and lack of focus to life are some of reasons comes about.Vijana Amani pamoja based in kibera is... Read more »
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  • GlobalGiving Storytelling Project
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    Lost Glory Resurfaces
    There was a big playing ground in Kiambiu slums that was later grabbed and turned into a private school, this resulted in kids and youth of the slum not having a place to do their sporting activities that is very essential to child growth. Luck of play time resulted in the youth getting into crime and drug use .VAP... Read more »
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  • Using the power of soccer to fight HIV/AIDS posted a progress report
    Postcard from the pitch in Kamukunji - About VAP's founder Enouce Ndeche
    By - Marc Maxson - GlobalGiving staffer
    HIV and TB prevention through sport: On a Saturday afternoon in the Kamukunji area of Nairobi, dozens of kids are running around on a wide swath of bare earth. Cinderblock slum castles line the sides of the field on three sides, the fourth a wall of trash, plastic bags, excrement, rotting vegetables, and flies that people...
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  • Using the power of soccer to fight HIV/AIDS posted a progress report
    Building A strong Partnership with VAP and Fighting HIV/AIDS
    By - Nancy Waweru - Project Director
    Last week from 5th to 11th April, Vijana Amani Pamoja (VAP) hosted COACHES ACROSS CONTINENTS, who did incredible work by training 40 coaches for 17 hours. The event was held at Air Force grounds in Eastleigh, section 3 in Nairobi, Kenya. “We had fun and learned new coaching tactics from our visitors. At the end of it we...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Using the power of soccer to fight HIV/AIDS posted a progress report
    FIFA GRANTS VAP
    By - Nancy Waweru - Project Director
    FIFA GRANTS VAP For the third time in a row, world football governing body FIFA through its Corporate Social Responsibility granted Vijana Amani Pamoja, (VAP) with funds to boost its HIV/AIDS intervention project that creates awareness of HIV/AIDS through a soccer themed curriculum. The FIFA funding to VAP came via a...
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  • Using the power of soccer to fight HIV/AIDS posted a progress report
    EMPOWERMENT
    By - Nancy Waweru - Program Officer
    EMPOWERMENT For the last couple of weeks, Vijana Amani Pamoja, VAP has graduated over 2,100 students from; Uhuru primary school, Jericho primary school, Baraka primary school, Jacaranda special school, Uhuru High school, and Chai community centre, Umoja and Feda community centres. Various through its interventions. All...
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  • Using the power of soccer to fight HIV/AIDS posted a progress report
    World's AIDS Day
    By - Nancy Waweru - Poject Officer
    On December, 1 2009-Nairobi, Kenya-The United Nations secretary General’s special Envoy to stop Tuberculosis (TB) visited Kenya in a bold initiative to fight the spread of one of the biggest killer disease on the continent. The mission was organized by the Stop TB partnership in close collaboration with...
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  • Using the power of soccer to fight HIV/AIDS posted a progress report
    WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION
    By - Nancy Waweru - Project Director
    On the 1st of December VAP - along with a select few Kenya based charities - will team up with the World Health Organisation to host an football themed HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis event. The event will coincide with World AIDS day. The aim of the event is to raise awareness of the TB/HIV co-epidemic through football and...
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  • Using the power of soccer to fight HIV/AIDS posted a progress report
    TRAINING OF TRAINERS’
    By - Nancy Waweru - Project Director
    On 22nd September 2009, Vijana Amani Pamoja, VAP conducted a scale up training of trainers’ TOT course at Kiragu social hall.A total of 15 peer educators went through a TOT that emphasised on Skills of using the power of soccer in the fight against HIV.The training also included HIV/AIDS biology and was all about a...
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  • Using the power of soccer to fight HIV/AIDS has received 31 donations
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  • Using the power of soccer to fight HIV/AIDS posted a progress report
    FIFA GRANTS VAP
    By - Nancy Waweru - Project Director
    For the second time, world football governing body FIFA through its Corporate Social Responsibility granted Vijana Amani Pamoja, (VAP) with funds to boost its grassrootsoccer project that creates awareness of HIV/AIDS through a soccer themed curriculum. The FIFA funding to VAP came via a strategic alliance geared towards...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Using the power of soccer to fight HIV/AIDS posted a progress report
    A Postcard from Using the power of soccer to fight HIV/AIDS
    By - Michael Acton and Christine Illanes - Visitors
    Michael Acton and Christine Illanes are students who traveled throughout Africa and visited a number of GlobalGiving projects. On March 17th they visited "Using the power of soccer to fight HIV/AIDS." When asked what they would tell their friends about this project, they said: “Great: They are making a...
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  • Using the power of soccer to fight HIV/AIDS posted a progress report
    Football For Hope
    By - Nancy Waweru - Project Director
    For the first time in the history of FIFA practitioners and stakeholders from around the world came together to explore the commitment of football to social development and to help determine the way forward for football for hope movement, a movement that uses the power of the game for social change. From grassroot...
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  • Using the power of soccer to fight HIV/AIDS posted a progress report
    Kick N Test VCT soccer tournament
    By - Nacy Waweru - Program Director
    SCORING TO THE NET OF THE VCT CENTRE Statistics show that soccer in Kenya is the sport that matters. Every town has a team. Players are heroes and role models. Simply arriving at a dusty field with a soccer ball wins instant friendships. The global soccer community has a responsibility in the fight against HIV/AIDS. We...
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  • Using the power of soccer to fight HIV/AIDS posted a progress report
    Visitor postcard: Capitol Area Soccer League
    By - Marc Maxson - GlobalGiving staffer
    In downtown Nairobi I waited for Eunice Ndeche, the founder of Capitol Area Soccer League (www.globalgiving.org/1885) to show me to his offices. The 4-lane highway was clogged with Matatus and buses. I noticed a few horse carts dodging traffic in the nearest lane, opposite the Kenyan Central Bank. Only there weren’t any...
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      Jakeq13 Reminds me of the importance of what they do.
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  • Using the power of soccer to fight HIV/AIDS posted a progress report
    HIV-FREE GENERATION EVENT
    By - Nancy Waweru - Project Director
    Saturday 6th of December 2008 was a memorable day for the youth of Nairobi. It was by far the biggest concert ever
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  • Using the power of soccer to fight HIV/AIDS posted a progress report
    GRS HIV/AIDS GRADUATION
    By - Nancy Waweru - Project Director
    On Nov 18th,2008,102 GRS graduands at Church Army Academy just completed the GRS HIV/AIDS intervention program
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  • Using the power of soccer to fight HIV/AIDS has received 17 donations
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  • Using the power of soccer to fight HIV/AIDS posted a progress report
    Reaching to the diabled
    By - Nancy Waweru - Director
    Despite the distribution exercise, CASL got down to its normal outreach activities by conducting its HIV/AIDS to even the vulnerable and most under valued population. A total of 60 students from Jacaranda special school gathered together for the teachings of HIV/AIDS awareness conducted by 4 CASL’s peer educators. The...
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  • Using the power of soccer to fight HIV/AIDS posted a progress report
    FIFA GRANTS CASL
    By - Nancy Njeri - CASL Director
    On 28th, May 2008, world football governing body FIFA through its Corporate Social Responsibility added a spanner into the works of Capital Area Soccer League (CASL) to boost its grassrootsoccer project that creates awareness of HIV/AIDS through a soccer themed curriculum. The FIFA funding to CASL came via a strategic...
    • 6 years ago
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  • Using the power of soccer to fight HIV/AIDS posted a progress report
    HIV/AIDS SEMINAR
    By - Nancy Waweru - Project Director
    Following the closure of schools for the April holidays,Capital Area Soccer Leagu e organized a HIV/AIDS seminar for chi ldren ages 12-18 Years..
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  • Using the power of soccer to fight HIV/AIDS posted a progress report
    CASL REACHES OUT TO THE VICTIMS OF POST ELECTION VIOLENCE IN KENYA
    By - Nancy Waweru - Project Director
    December 27, 2007 was a significant day for the Kenyans-- a day that many Kenyans were looking forward to exercise their constitutional rights... Please read below about the situation in Kenya post-election and our slum relief program.
    • 7 years ago
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  • Using the power of soccer to fight HIV/AIDS posted a progress report
    World Aids Day
    By - Nancy Waweru - Project Director
    On December 1st, CASL joined millions of organizations and people all over the world in celebration of the World AIDS day. CASL used this day by organizing a youth soccer tournament for under 12 and 14 youth teams from Kinyago and Majengo slums where the prevalence of the scourge is skyrocketing. Alongside participating...
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  • Using the power of soccer to fight HIV/AIDS has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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  • Using the power of soccer to fight HIV/AIDS has received 1 donation
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Nancy Waweru

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Nairobi, Kenya

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