Celebrating International Women's Day!
As the world was marking the International Women's day on 8th March under the theme of ‘Embrace Equity’,VAP in collaboration with Standard Chartered Bank,Jubilee Insurance and Aga Khan represented by their respective staff including top management held their joint celebration at VAP’s headquarters.A total of 120 girls and young women drawn from various vocational training courses were taken through a series of various educational activities focusing on :Financial literacy,sexual reproductive health and rights,Gender Based Violence,mental health,amongst others.Staff representing partners were involved into mentorship talks and mental wellness discussions with the participants while VAP coaches were engaged in delivering sports based life skills sessions.Participants and the general community had an opportunity to receive health services from Aga Khan hospital mobile clinic that included:cervical cancer screening,blood pressure,diabetes, etc.
VAP Reaches Out To Kiambu School
Through a partnership with Tenth Revolution company based in Germany,VAP conducted sexual reproductive health and rights activities with St Martins kibarage school based in Kiambu county.A total of 300 girls from different classes were taken through football based sexual health activities coated with key health awareness messages by a group of VAP coaches.Tenth Revolution tackles the cloud skills gap to connect critical talent to business around the world and have incorporated St Martins school as their global charity of the year.VAP will continue partnering with Tenth Revolution to provide lifeskills lessons to St. Martins school and its environs in the county of Kiambu.
Learning And Sharing Best Practices
Four representatives from Amazing Girls project based in Nanyuki had a two days learning and networking at VAP’s programs.The first day meeting held at VAP offices was focused on getting to know each other,sharing program information,best practices while the second day program was more of outdoor activities with the participants,making interactions and learning practically how VAP uses sports as a catalyst for social and economic transformation.Amazing Girls Project creates education and running opportunities for smart,ambitious Maasai women in Kenya who lack the financial resources to attend school.The project champions the sisterhood of Amazing girls to help bring social and economic change to their communities and future lives.
LifeSkills at Kiambu Girls