Zamzee – Igniting a Lifetime of Movement in Teens


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Food Distribution

By a female, 22-30 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of FOOD DISTRIBUTION Am a member of Kenwa. i joined six months ago, my station work am in food distribution. We normally have a large number of people who are sector less fortunate who are unable to feed their family due to the health we normally work with afflicted people who have the virus .....We also teach about nutritional management, it provides essential elements in a health immune system, it increases both the length and quality of life, reduces the viral loud in the body and slows the multiplication of the virus. most studies show that those infected with HIV/AIDS have dificiencies in vitamins A,C,E,BG, protein and total energy. Read more.
Related to project keywords: quality life, reduces, increases, health, studies

Stronger Health System

By a male, 22-30 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of Stronger Health System I take a comprehensive approach to improving health to achieve scalability, lasting impact & sustainability. My vision is to save lives & improve the health of the world's poorest & most vulnerable people by closing the gap between knowledge & action in public health. Read more.
Related to project keywords: improve health, lasting, public health, health, vision

Innovation, Power Of Growth.

By a male, 31-45 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of INNOVATION, POWER OF GROWTH. I am Simon Amukhabali.I joined Action Group in 2008 to company and an environment that pulls the strings of success and progress through a collective and proactive engagement.I realized that indeed this initiative as one would expect works.Innovation being the driving force for the still energetic youth full members of the group,much has been achieved quite easily.We have income generating activities that earns us fruitful returns,table banking that fuels our generation of self up lifting and growth and many go around not withstanding by which the improved.i have been able to build a house and purchased sewing machines by which i can now make a living. Read more.
Related to project keywords: engagement, fuels, achieved, go, works

Battling Hiv/aids

By a male, 22-30 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of Battling HIV/AIDS According to the statistics we got from our research me and my friends conducted for a local NGO Action Aid Kenya. it shows that there are more than 3 million orphans in Kenya. Data provided by Action Aid Kenya shows that between 2004 and 2006, the number of orphans and vulnerable children rose from 1.8 million to 2.4 million, 48% of these as a result of HIV/AIDS deaths. The children will now be sheltered accorded with basic needs. Those infected with HIV/AIDS will be given ARV's from the NGO. "Its a bureaucratic chain that has been broken and we hope the move will benefit those at the grassroots quickly." The Director of the Action Aid Kenya sister Mary concluded. Read more.
Related to project keywords: data, conducted, friends, research, move

An Interesting Story

By a female, 22-30 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of AN INTERESTING STORY Today our main focus as an industry is to encourage everyone to live a more active and movement oriented lifestyle,outside of the traditional forms of exercise, dance fits into this equation perfectly. One of the most powerful things about dance as a fitness option is that it is social activity that provides the space for people to have fun and make new friends and connections.This is very important because it has been my personal experience that people only keep up an exercise habitat if they feel accepted and reaffirmed by the people around them. Read more.
Related to project keywords: fun, friends, movement, social, experience

Empowering The Next Generation Of African Leaders

By a female, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi/starehe, Kenya
Map of EMPOWERING THE NEXT GENERATION OF AFRICAN LEADERS Young African Achievers awards the members of united nations who are practising the millennium development goals among some of the major goals is to educate the girl child since research show that she is the major percentage that drop out of school; while women are the majority that are illetrate. Some organisations like Akili dada, Ahadi Kenya initiative , Equity Bank Foundation have been recognised by this organisation and awarded for fighting diseases like jigger infestation, for educating the girl child and also for educating our women on basic skills to reduce the level of illetracy. These people are seen and recognised as the people who want to bring change to Kenya and Africa as a whole. And so its for this reason that young Africa as a whole. And so its for this reason that young African Achievers awards them because their mission works in line with the millennium development goal. Read more.
Related to project keywords: young, foundation, show, research, mission

Infrastructure Development

By a female, 16-21 years old, in All, Kenya
Map of INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT Th government for several years has tried very much to improve the infrastructure in its entire, time and time has passed and gone and white it continues to move the more our environment of our become healthy and sustains life as well. Currently Kenya Government has many donors who come to lead this for Kenya to improve their infrastructed. Good infrastructure like roads, airport, railways, power and many more. Vision 2030 is what Kenyans are looking forward to have every activity while be conducted 24hours a day with the help of technology infrastructed is improved since New forms of improving it are gotten through internet as well as ideas. As time goes by hand in hand our country will be tourist attraction fo people in the all the globe as long as we continue with the spirit we have of improving our infrastructer though. Our taxes we pay and the people we elect in parliament and at higher rocks in Kenya. Read more.
Related to project keywords: conducted, improve, vision, move, healthy

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