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Nov 12, 2018

Olympic Athlete Inspires VAP Girls

VAP Girls Meeting with Olympic Athlete
VAP Girls Meeting with Olympic Athlete

Africa’s first female 2018 winter Olympics skeleton athlete, Semi A from Nigeria had a stopover at VAP offices on her way to the UN conference in Nairobi. The athlete, whose passion is driven to motivate and inspire girls through sports, had an opportunity to meet some of VAP’s girls participating in the Employment and Entrepreneurship project taking various vocational training courses. The meeting touched on her development journey, focusing more on leadership, building self -esteem and confidence amongst girls and how to become a goal getter.

 VAP Speaks At The ‘Education That Pays’ conference

For the first time the annual ‘Education That Pays’ conference was held in Nairobi, Kenya on 29-30th October. Organized by Teach A Man To Fish Network, the conference focused on exploring opportunities, challenges and lessons around the theme ‘Skills for All: Education for Employability, Entrepreneurship and Employment. With ground works surrounding the focused topics, VAP was invited to share its experiences on working with girls and young women on Employment and Entrepreneurship with the drive of football as a catalyst. Amongst the network members in attendance were institutions from East Africa that included: BRAC, British Council, Unicef, Ashoka, Save The Children etc.

Education That Pays Conference
Education That Pays Conference
Nov 12, 2018

Football For Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision

Circumcision League
Circumcision League

With schools now on holidays till 2nd of January 2019, the 3rd edition of Skillz football league targeting adolescent boys with an aim of promoting voluntary medical male circumcision got underway in 5 different community fields around Nairobi. This being a fertile season for VAP to promote VMMC, a total of 40 teams have registered in the league. Participants will also be subjected to go through ‘Make The Cut’ football based activities that are coated with VMMC messages. As a supplementary event and a build up to the  forthcoming Kick ‘N’ Test VCT football tournament scheduled for 1st of December during world’s Aids day, players in the Skillz league will be earning OFF the field points to their respective teams by visiting nearby clinics for either surgical and non-surgical circumcision services.

Making A Different Through Sustainable Development

Players from different sectors including Not for Profit organizations drawn from different parts of the country including VAP gathered at the Price Waterhouse Coopers headquarters for a breakfast meeting tailor made for building the capacities of charity organizations with cutting edge, up-to-date information surrounding the charity industry. Amongst the topics covered under the theme of ‘Making a different through sustainable development’ were: digital solutions, Tax, regulatory and immigration compliance, governance and value for money

Nov 12, 2018

Making A Different Through Sustainable Development

Players from different sectors including Not for Profit organizations drawn from different parts of the country including VAP gathered at the Price Waterhouse Coopers headquarters for a breakfast meeting tailor made for building the capacities of charity organizations with cutting edge, up-to-date information surrounding the charity industry. Amongst the topics covered under the theme of ‘Making a different through sustainable development’ were: digital solutions, Tax, regulatory and immigration compliance, governance and value for money.

 

VAP Speaks At The ‘Education That Pays’ conference

For the first time the annual ‘Education That Pays’ conference was held in Nairobi, Kenya on 29-30th October. Organized by Teach A Man To Fish Network, the conference focused on exploring opportunities, challenges and lessons around the theme ‘Skills for All: Education for Employability, Entrepreneurship and Employment. With ground works surrounding the focused topics, VAP was invited to share its experiences on working with girls and young women on Employment and Entrepreneurship with the drive of football as a catalyst. Amongst the network members in attendance were institutions from East Africa that included: BRAC, British Council, Unicef, Ashoka, Save The Children etc.

 
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