Providing anti-corruption information to youth in schools and community centres through a soccer themed manual that would lead them to prevent and live a corruption FREE LIFE and become better citizen.The manual dubbed as "Kick-Out Corruption" will be delivered primarily as an after school program in ten sessions each. VAP intervention students will graduate from the program and be expected to teach others in the community, thus spreading the information that they have learned in the course.
What is the issue, problem, or challenge?
Transparency International publishes an annual corruption index that orders the countries of the world according to “the degree to which corruption is perceived to exist among public officials and politicians”. The organization defines corruption as “the abuse of entrusted power for private gain. Countries are ranked based on their score out of 10 (higher the score means less corruption In the 2010 index Kenya scored 2.1 out of 10, ranking Kenya 154 out of 178 neighbouring African countries.
How will this project solve this problem?
Show Corruption the “RED CARD” manual conducted by VAP in a series of activities that allow youth to explore issues related to corruption and gain the skills necessary to prevent and lead corruption FREE lives. These skills include critical thinking, communication, self esteem, and decision making, among others. Curriculum requires active participation and creates a safe ‘team-based environment in which participants can comfortably share their feelings, beliefs, and ideas about corruption.
Potential Long Term Impact
Through the "Show Corruption the Red Card" project, youth in Nairobi will be educated on the causes and effects of corruption and will gain necessary preventive messages that will allow them to make informed choices on integrity and become better citizens.Those exposed to this program would be expected to teach others in the society.
Total Funding Received to Date: $201
Remaining Goal to be Funded: $9,799
Total Funding Goal: $10,000