Support to 80 street connected Kenyan youth

by Association of Mission Volunteers
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Support to 80 street connected Kenyan youth
Support to 80 street connected Kenyan youth
Support to 80 street connected Kenyan youth
Support to 80 street connected Kenyan youth
Support to 80 street connected Kenyan youth
Support to 80 street connected Kenyan youth
Support to 80 street connected Kenyan youth
Support to 80 street connected Kenyan youth
Support to 80 street connected Kenyan youth
Support to 80 street connected Kenyan youth
Support to 80 street connected Kenyan youth
Support to 80 street connected Kenyan youth
Support to 80 street connected Kenyan youth
Support to 80 street connected Kenyan youth
Support to 80 street connected Kenyan youth
Support to 80 street connected Kenyan youth
Support to 80 street connected Kenyan youth
Support to 80 street connected Kenyan youth
Support to 80 street connected Kenyan youth
Support to 80 street connected Kenyan youth
Support to 80 street connected Kenyan youth
Support to 80 street connected Kenyan youth
Support to 80 street connected Kenyan youth
Support to 80 street connected Kenyan youth
Support to 80 street connected Kenyan youth
Support to 80 street connected Kenyan youth
Support to 80 street connected Kenyan youth
Support to 80 street connected Kenyan youth
Support to 80 street connected Kenyan youth
Support to 80 street connected Kenyan youth
Support to 80 street connected Kenyan youth
Support to 80 street connected Kenyan youth
Support to 80 street connected Kenyan youth
Support to 80 street connected Kenyan youth
Support to 80 street connected Kenyan youth
Support to 80 street connected Kenyan youth
Support to 80 street connected Kenyan youth

Project Report | Aug 7, 2023
WOW 5 members see the finish line in sight

By Tim Flynn | AMV Coordinator

Apologies for the delay with this update... WOW 5 group are now coming to the end of phase 1 of their period with us. Since February they have attended daily and partaken in the various programme activities. All of the young people have now moved away from the streets are now in basic housing. The next phase of the programme will involve them moving on to apprenticeships or small business. During this time we will continue to offer various supports to them. 

During this year we have been priviliged to have 3 Irish visitors Sr Frances, Eilis and Ursula spend time with us. Sr Frances and Eilis have been long term volunteers with us at VMM. Sr Frances worked with some of the WOW team in the area of counselling training and counselling supervision. Eilis brought her catering and tailoring skills to the project. A number of the young people can now bake lovely cakes as well as sew reusable sanitary pads and reusable nappies / diapers. Eilis also shared these sewing skills with the women at Kitale prison. For Ursula it was her first time in Africa. Ursula is a teacher from Gonzaga College in Dublin and among other things her legacy to WOW will be chess. She brought some chess sets with her and taught all the group how to play the game. Since that time the young people play it at the project base and at their homes with great vigour and passion. For Ursulas farewell send off we had a barbeque and an outdoor screening of the movie "Queen of Katwe" which follows the success story of a young Ugandan girl who takes up chess. The young people found the movie inspirational. There were many tears shed as Ursula departed. 

With this report we would like to thank all those of you who have supported this project on a once off basis or as monthly supporters. Without your help we couldn't do the work that we are doing. We look forward to sharing with you how the young people of WOW 5 fare when they leave our day service to the next stage. Our next report will also feature the WOW 5 graduation and introduction to the WOW 6 group. Thanks again.

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Mar 10, 2023
Saying goodbye to WOW Group 4 and welcoming WOW 5

By Tim Flynn | AMV Coordinator

Oct 21, 2022
WOW 3 Graduate & WOW 4 commence training

By Obora Odedo Dalmas | WOW Supervisor

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Association of Mission Volunteers

Location: Kitale, Trans Nzoia - Kenya
Project Leader:
Tim Flynn
Kitale , Trans Nzoia Kenya
$20,039 raised of $25,000 goal
 
1,147 donations
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