Trans-nzoia Youth Sports Association (TYSA)

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

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By a female, 16-21 years old, in Trans-nzoia, Kenya
Map of sports TYSA have improved the sports by training small children and giving them skills in football. TYSA have know improved soccer both boys and girls. some plays have get exposer4 by get good schools for football. other are playing in different clubs in our country Kenya. Read more.
Related to project keywords: soccer, sports, playing, football, country

Disabled Child

By a female, 22-30 years old, in Trans-nzoia, Kenya
Map of Disabled child There is a boy who was born while upright, but the parents could not take care of him. The boy got affected with polio and both legs could not be straight. The boy stayed that way for a long time. The neighbour who was feeling pity for the young boy, visited the nearby organization and cried out for the help of the boy. They called the parents and had a meeting with them. The parents agreed to the organization to help their boy. The organization looked for disabled school in Kisumu and got one. They bought a wheel chair for the boy and did other requirements need in school and took the boy there. The young boy was happy after cooping with the situation in school. Read more.
Related to project keywords: chair, wheel, tysa, disabled, care

Post Election Violence

By a female, 22-30 years old, in Tran-zoia East, Kenya
Map of post election violence During post election violence women and girls under went difficulties.As they were living in an IDP camp they also faced with many challenges,because the tent was small.and other families had many children,big girls who could not even sleep with their fathers in the same room. Some of the men got chance and had relationships with girls whereby many girls end up being pregnant.We went in the camp and had seminors with all ladies on their safe space.Some said that they had to accept those men so that they could provide them with sanitary pads. As organization,it tried to organize several activities daily to make all of them busy which helped a lot. Read more.
Related to project keywords: girls girls, women girls, accept, provide, activities

Care Of Our Environment

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Trans-nzoia East, Kenya
Map of Care of our environment We as a community we have a duty to clean and protect our environment. We should not wait for an organisation or anybody from outside to come and tell us to clean ourselves. I appreciate the county council for the work they did last year in our community. They came as a group and started to collect litter and slash beside the roads. For me as i know, a clean environment is good health for all the community. It is now our duty both youths and adults to conserve and keep our environment clean always cleanliness is before God. Read more.
Related to project keywords: adults, health, work, care, year

Early Pregnancy

By a female, 22-30 years old, in Trans-nzoia, Kenya
Map of Early pregnancy A girl of sixteen years in Kitole got pregnant while still in school.Having no option.She left school and decided to get married.She was a brilliant girl in form two. After one year, the head master/principal of the school and the local non governmental organisation decided to visit her. They encouraged her the importance of education and how her prowess in academic could empower other young ladies on the same. After taking their advise in mind she decided to leave the so called husband and go back to school. Right now she is in school and doing very well.she has also embarked on a program to secure other young girls from falling in the same trouble she had fallen in. Read more.
Related to project keywords: pregnancy, empower, years, year, local

Wachina Tournament

By a female, 16-21 years old, in Rodwa, Kenya
Map of Wachina tournament TYSA held a tournament in Kisumu lasty two weeks.They played and sudden they won the cup as wanachire tournament.They were given every girls five thousand to help them in some way in their life.They stayed one week in Kisumu by playing and learning basic value. Read more.
Related to project keywords: value, tournament, cup, tysa, girls

Core Detectives And Core Values

By a male, under 16 years old, in Trans-nzoia East, Kenya
Map of CORE DETECTIVES AND CORE VALUES TYSA has core activities to their beneficiaries eg education and training ,guiding and counselling and also they have core values to the organisation.One of the core value is integrity ,Team work,Commitment and creativity this has inspired Youths for development of our country.Our core activities have helped our education to go higher than it was,we have build our capacity and determination including confidence when talking with people. Read more.
Related to project keywords: beneficiaries, confidence, capacity, work, training

Awarding Children

By a male, under 16 years old, in Trans-zoia, Kenya
Map of Awarding children The organization of TYSA have awarded some children who had worked hard in their primary education.The organization award each two textbooks so that to improve more their education.The organization also adviced them to work more than their. Read more.
Related to project keywords: textbooks, two, primary, organization, education

Truth About Life

By a female, 22-30 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of Truth about life Life is a choice because America and even Kenyans is free and you can do whatever you want i think we know enough about sex.I mean you have to know the basic stuff. After that,it is your responsibility.So you think about it and you decide what to do i am going to wait until i marry to have sex so what i want is that have self control in your life and try to avoid peer pressure and bad company because through them you can engage in these activity of sex because it is also a risk game.Avoid that please my phone 0702... Read more.
Related to project keywords: engage, responsibility, please, america, free

Drunkard Father

By a female, 22-30 years old, in Trans-zoia, Kenya
Map of Drunkard father A boy of 17 yrs in trans-nzoia dropped out of school because his father who is always drunk had failed to pay his school fees.Having nothing to do this boy decided to start a business which could give him enough money to enroll back to school,this business failed and he was embarrassed he decided to sit at home,. A school teacher from the nearby school came to his rescue,He talked to him and they visited a local non governmental organization in trans nzoia where he was taken back to school.The program has helped the boy,and he is about to complete his secondary education.he has been a great help as he has been advising and helping other children who are suffering of the same. Read more.
Related to project keywords: trans-nzoia, tysa, business, back, start
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