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 …
“I want to tell my story of hope through music”
“I was born and raised in Korogocho, but I hope through my music I will be able to tell my story to the whole world”, he says. “So that every talented child out there, be it in music, dancing, poetry can be encouraged and learn from my story”.
Praise for Ayiera Initiative from German Football president
“Hamilton Ayiera knows what he is takling about”
AYiERA iNiTiATiVE | Organisation
The organisation was founded in the year 2007 by Hamilton Ayiera Nyanga who was born in Korogocho slum and hails from a poor family background.
AYiERA iNiTiATiVE | The Mission
The mission of AYiERA iNiTiATiVE is to empower the slum dwellers/children, disadvantaged people of Korogocho slum to become socially and economically engaged in the community.
My full name is Roylex Awino and I am 21 years old. I live in Korogocho slum, I joined AYiERA iNiTiATiVE in 2010. I am the head of talent development. After my primary examination, I didn’t know if I could continue with my education because my parents had no money to support my education. I thank AYiERA iNiTiATiVE because they supported me until I …