Making A Different Through Sustainable Development
By Enouce Ndeche | Project Principle
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.
VAP Shortlisted on 2018 Beyond Sports Global Award
By Enouce Ndeche | Project Principle
The introduction and combination of HIV oral self-testing and football through a research study as one way of scaling up HIV testing in VAP’s programs has received a global recognition through Beyond Sports. The research conducted by VAP and its partners Medical University of South Carolina targeting adolescent youth who fear stigmatization and discrimination by visiting conventional VCT testing sites was shortlisted for the 2018 ‘Best Partnership or collaboration Award’ that aligns with Global Goals number 17 under ‘Football and cutting edge-HIV Research’.VAP will be part of the shortlisters attending the award ceremony in New York where winners of each categories will be announced.
With the shortlisting of the award,VAP has launched a new department known as 'Research & Learn' which will be geared towards creating innovative ways of upgrading its programs.Currently 'Show Corruption the REDCARD' program is undergoing various programmatic upgrading that includes building a much stronger monitoring and valuation system that would gauge the impact of the program.
19 years old Vambili has been a true community football role model both on and off the football pitch. As a footballer who plays for Jericho football club that features in the nationwide football league, a second tier league, his character, leadership and captaincy skills have been exemplary of great inspiration to his fellow teammates and the community around.Vambilo has been so passionate in show corruption red program that teaches integrity and leadership skills through football based manual, and as a coach he balances well his time of going for program implementation and for football practice with his team.
"Footbal is really in my blood and i like visiting schools and community centres within my community,teaching children integrity and leadership skills through my sport."Said Vambili.
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