SPORTS FOR CHANGE TEAM PROFILES

KEFEADO is keen on the girl child/ woman development in the society hence the sports for change activities under community linkages program. This Methodology uses football for girls to create space for voice, power and self-determination. We state that sports is recognized as a powerful tool through which gender inequality the root of gender-based violence can be effectively addressed. We affirm that through sports we shall strengthen the ability of girls to challenge the core of gender-based violence (GBV) i.e. inequity, patriarchy, and rigid gender roles. We note that the application of sport in combating gender-based violence is practical as …

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ECONOMIC JUSTICE PROGRAM

DOCUMENTATION AND WRITING WORKSHOP Kenya Female Advisory Organization (KEFEADO) organized a two-day training for women group beneficiaries under the Economic Justice Program. The training was scheduled for group Coordinators, Treasurer, and chairpersons from the various groups. The training focused on developing a common reporting template and financial tools for efficient documentation of the EJP activities. The training took place at Whirlspring Hotel in Kisumu county, Dates, 19th – 20th October 2020

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Immaculate Oliech, Programmes coordinator Network for adolescent and youth of Africa(KEFEADO SDG5 CHAMPION)

#HerWord “The perception of Kisumu residents on existence of Covid 19 is worrying, weare likely to see high numbers of Covid 19 cases in the county once theeconomy is reopened. There needs to be community sensitization forums tocreate awareness on Covid 19”.“There is a silence increase of teenage pregnancy among young girls due toprolonged school closure during this pandemic. The county government ofKisumu needs to adopt multisectoral approach in reaching out to young girlswith SRHR information and services and ensure food security that exposesthem to vulnerable situations”.“Parents need to create opportunities for children to play and relax. Keepregular routines and …

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COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT ON TAXATION.

Kenya Female Advisory Organization partnered with the National Taxpayers Association (NTA) and County government of Kisumu ,held different community engagement within Kisumu county on matters of Tax justice conversation . The first forum was held at Renja primary school in Kolwa Central ward,Kisumu East Sub-county county. The forum was organized to discuss how sports can be use as an alternative space to talk about gender responsive tax system. In attendance was member of county assembly for Seme Central ward Hon. Sally Okudo together with National coordinator NTA Ms.Irene Otieno and Executive director of KEFEADO Easter Okech. Hon. Sally Okudo urged …

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Gender Responsive Budgeting (GRB)

The Kenya Female Advisory Organization (KEFEADO) organized a 3-day GRB training for members of county assembly (MCAs) of Kisumu county Gender Committee, County Directors and The Gender Technical Working Group Secretariat on respective days from 6th-8th July. We continue to foster strong partnerships with other like-minded organizations and the County Government of Kisumu in the journey of realizing equal opportunities for men and women. It is highly critical to ensure that policies on gender rights are developed to bridge inequality gaps and ensure institutions respond according to the specific needs of the Special Interest Groups(PWDs, Women, and Youth) We appraise …

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SPORTS FOR CHANGE 2018

We are engaging with communities through a methodology of “sports for change” to speak with adolescents girls and young women (Age 10-24) in and out of school on the 16 Days of Gender Activism 2018 The engagement “sports for change” in this case football for girls creates space for voice, power, and self-determination. This methodology supports girls to understand their body agency, body autonomy, body rights, bodily integrity, freedom, and choice.  We state that sports is recognized as a powerful tool through which gender inequality the root of gender-based violence can be effectively addressed. We affirm that through sports we …

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Success story : IRENE ANYANGO(mentee)

Irine Anyango, is a 19-year-old female footballer leaving in Kisumu County, Dago sub-location at a village called k’ogony. she was the first born and completed her secondary education in 2018.  Through football, she is able to support her family financially being that her father passed on. She has been playing football since primary school and she was able to be awarded several certificates, among them the best teen football player. Irine is also good at shaggy mat knitting, soap and bead making. Lack of proper sporting equipment like boots, attires, and socks hinders her from achieving her desired dreams. Through sports for …

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