Improving lives of 1000 girls in Nairobi's slums

by Vijana Amani Pamoja (VAP)
Improving lives of 1000 girls in Nairobi's slums
Improving lives of 1000 girls in Nairobi's slums
Improving lives of 1000 girls in Nairobi's slums
Improving lives of 1000 girls in Nairobi's slums
Improving lives of 1000 girls in Nairobi's slums
Improving lives of 1000 girls in Nairobi's slums
Improving lives of 1000 girls in Nairobi's slums
Improving lives of 1000 girls in Nairobi's slums
Improving lives of 1000 girls in Nairobi's slums
Improving lives of 1000 girls in Nairobi's slums
Improving lives of 1000 girls in Nairobi's slums
Improving lives of 1000 girls in Nairobi's slums
Improving lives of 1000 girls in Nairobi's slums
Improving lives of 1000 girls in Nairobi's slums
Improving lives of 1000 girls in Nairobi's slums
Improving lives of 1000 girls in Nairobi's slums
Improving lives of 1000 girls in Nairobi's slums
Improving lives of 1000 girls in Nairobi's slums
Improving lives of 1000 girls in Nairobi's slums
Improving lives of 1000 girls in Nairobi's slums
Improving lives of 1000 girls in Nairobi's slums
Improving lives of 1000 girls in Nairobi's slums
Improving lives of 1000 girls in Nairobi's slums
Improving lives of 1000 girls in Nairobi's slums
Improving lives of 1000 girls in Nairobi's slums
Improving lives of 1000 girls in Nairobi's slums
May 6, 2022

A New Employee At Quickmart Stores

At Work
At Work

21-year-old Batuli is the new employee at Quickmart chain of stores, Ruai branch this month of February. A footballer by DNA, Batuli got involved with VAP sports and life skills programs at the age of 12 years old right from the primary school, and into her secondary school. After her life skills graduations, she was integrated into VAP’s Employment and Entrepreneurship project where she was enrolled into vocational training to pursue bakery. Immediately after her graduation she was attached for internship opportunity at the Quickmart stores and ended up getting a job at the store’s bakery department. “Am happy for the life skills knowledge and the bakery course that I did while at VAP.Am now economically independent and supporting my two younger siblings: brother and sister with their school fees and books.” Said Batuli

Computer Lab For Digital Marketing Launched

Led by Standard Chartered Bank’s chief executive officer, Mr Kariuki Ngare and other members of the bank’s board of directors and staff, the bank launched a computer lab at VAP’s offices to support the ‘Mauzo Mtandaoni ’project which aims to harness digital market places to support young female entrepreneurs. The project which is part of Goal Girls program is also embedded in the ‘Future Makers’ initiative which is part of the standard chartered global initiative. During the launch, a couple of young women had an opportunity to display their products in an open air market conducted at Buru Buru grounds in front of the invited guests and other interested customers from the community.

Hands On Experience from the Bank's C.E.O

A total of 15 girls who are former Goal program participants have been enrolled in the ‘Mauzo Mtandaoni’ project as the first batch for the year 2022.The training is targeting girls who have gone through various vocational trainings under VAP’s Employment and Entrepreneurship project and are about to venture into their own businesses and those whose businesses were affected by covid-19 outbreak. The digital marketing training will entail: Digital marketing and e-commerce, transcription and video captioning, writing and translation, data entry management, virtual assistance amongst other skills. Participants will own online work accounts in various platforms and will be transition into the second part of training. “I feel so proud to bring my business which was affected by covid-19 online and venture into online business where I can do marketing and deliveries to my potential clients.” Said 21 years old Fatuma

Group photo with Bank staff
Group photo with Bank staff
Bank's CEO Hands On Experience
Bank's CEO Hands On Experience
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