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 …
Role model Award for AYiERA iNiTiATiVE Director
Our Director, Mr. Hamilton Ayiera Nyanga received the Role Model Award for “Outstanding Personality” from the Liechtenstein FOOTBALL IS MORE FOUNDATION (FIM).
Youth Group Slum Exchange Program 2019
We use sports to bring together registered self-help youth groups based in Korogocho slum to share and exchange ideas on their already existing small income generating projects.
“I am determined to shape my future”
Riziki Kagika is one of the many beneficiaries of Ayiera Initiative programs from when she joined as a young girl until now. She shares her story.
“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”.