In Kenya, general elections bring about their fair share of challenges every five years. At the lowest community levels and especially slums, election periods are filled with tension and fear of conflicts and violence. Youths in this case are the the most vulnerable victims of intense campaign activities witnessed during such periods. While this is a vital process that presents …
GSA supports Slum Changers
Gymnasium Siegburg Alleestrasse has shown great commitment and support for children and slum dwellers in Korogocho for many years
AI meets partners in Germany
In a two-week visit, Ayiera Initiative, represented by its Director and accompanied by one staff representative, Brian were hosted to a series of meetings and partnership talks in Germany. The visit, largely made possible by Zukunft für Kinder in Slums e.V was aimed at strengthening AI’s current ties with its partners and supporters and forging new partnerships and interventions for …
AI-GDN Health Outreach
Ayiera Initiative and German Doctors Nairobi, through Baraka health centre have partnered to undertake a free monthly community health outreach program for Korogocho slum dwellers. Through Community Based Outreach Program (CBOP), Korogocho slum residents will now have access to regular medical consultations, checkup and treatment. The program is a partnership between Ayiera Initiative and German Doctors Nairobi/Baraka Health Centre funded …
Pupils in Germany to support AYiERA iNiTiATiVE
Each year pupils organise a “Day for Africa”. So they did this year.
AYiERA iNiTiATiVE | Achievements
The Achievements reached through the commitment of all AYiERA iNiTiATiVE volunteers, team members, supporters as well as the slum dwellers themselves are impressive.
Interview with the founder Hamilton Ayiera Nyanga
Hamilton Ayiera is an impressive personality. He achieved something which seems out of range for most of the young people growing up and living in the Korogocho slum of Nairobi. With his contagious example he proved to many kids how a single person can make a difference even under the most difficult circumstances. Over the last ten years Hamilton Ayiera …