Promoting Peaceful Co-Existence in Nairobi’s Informal Settlements during the Covid-19 Pandemic Through Peace Packages

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In June 2020, CEEC with support from GIZ-CPS distributed peace packages within five informal settlements of Nairobi. The peace packages were part of the project ‘Youth Embracing Diversity within Five Informal Settlements of Nairobi,’ which aimed at promoting peaceful co-existence during the Covid 19 crisis as well as cushioning the most vulnerable families within the […]

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Cohesion Building: Youth Promoting Respect for Diversity in Five Informal Settlements in Nairobi, Phase 2

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CEEC with the support of GIZ-CPS kicked off Phase 2 of the of the Embracing Diversity project in March 2020 with a training of  22 youth from Kibra, Kawangware, Dandora, Korogocho and Mathare informal settlements . This was a follow up of  Phase 1 of the project which was implemented in 2019 bringing together  28  youth . The […]

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Nonviolence Advocacy Against Police Brutality in Nairobi’s Informal Settlements

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In February 2020, 24 youth from four Informal Settlements within Nairobi namely Mathare, Dandora, Kibra and Korogocho presented petitions to their respective Police Stations outlining the police excesses rampant in their respective neighbourhoods as well as the actions they would like the police to take or desist from. This followed a training on active nonviolence […]

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Combating Electoral Gender Based Violence Through Positive Masculinities and Femininities in Burnt Forest, Uasin Gishu County

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CEEC with support from GIZ conducted a training of women leaders on Combating Electoral Gender Based Violence through Positive Masculinities and Femininities, on 27th – 30th January 2020 at the Deliverance Church in Burnt Forest, Uasin Gishu County. The four days’ training brought together a total of 30 women leaders from eight farms in Burnt […]

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Community Conversations and Radio Talk Shows on Embracing Diversity in Nairobi’s Informal Settlements

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Under the project “Cohesion Building: Youth Promoting Respect for Diversity in Five Informal Settlements in Nairobi” supported by GIZ-CPS, youth from five informal settlements in Nairobi namely Kibra, Korogocho, Mathare, Dandora and Kawangware went through a three days’ training on embracing diversity in April 2019.Thereafter, they organized four sets of community conversation forums within their […]

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Cohesion Building: Youth Promoting Respect for Diversity in Five Informal Settlements in Nairobi

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Kenya is a country of diversity ranging from ethnic to gender, language, class, political affiliation, and religion among others. Unfortunately, conflicts along diversity fault lines are far too common due to failure to embrace and manage our differences. In almost all election years, ethno-political violence rears its ugly head, leaving in its wake a wave […]

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