Launch of Improved Cookstoves Project in Taita Taveta County by Youth County Projects Kenya

Transforming lives for the better.That is what Youth County Projects Kenya and Vijana Network International Limited are good at.Launch of the Improved Cookstove Project in Wundanyi Mbale Ward in Taita Taveta County on the 15th of July 2016 where 166 Improved Cookstoves were constructed by 40 youth at various households within a week.
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The event was graced by H.E Hon Governor Mruttu of Taita Taveta County,Hon Ray,Member County of Assembly(MCA) Mbale Wundanyi Ward,Hon Valerie Nominated Member County of Assembly.
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From Far Left,Hon Raymond MCA Mbale Wundanyi Ward,Trainer Wycliffe,H.E Governor Mruttu and Hon Valerie Nominated MCA

The County Government through the Ward Equalisation Fund funded the initiative while Vijana Network International Limited through its product Youth County Projects Kenya mobilised resources and provided the Trainers.
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From Far left Trainer Wycliffe,Hon Raymond,MCA Mbale Wundanyi Ward,Violet Mbiti Founder Youth County Projects Kenya,H.E Governor Mruttu,Hon Valerie Nominated MCA and Trainer Florence

Thanks to Stephen Mwadime Youth County Projects Kenya Coordinator for Taita Taveta County who played a  role in mobilising the resources.
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Francis the lead trainer sharing a light moment with H.E Governor Mruttu and Hon Raymond Member County of Assembly Mbale Wundanyi Ward

This initiative has reduced unemployment among the youth,indoor air pollution and deforestation.Prior to this to be precise in the year 2014, youth from Wamunyu and Yathui Ward in Machakos County,42 of them, were also empowered with capacity building skills on how to construct rocket stoves.Within a week they had constructed 119 improved cookstoves and have currently constructed more than 1,000 improved cookstoves in Machakos County.

PHOTO IMAGES OF OUR JOURNEY FROM THE START

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The 40 artisans were trained at Mwagafwa Youth Polytechnic.Some of them are students there.
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Stephen Mwadime,Youth County Projects Coordinator Taita Taveta County gave the opening remarks.
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Violet Mbiti,the founder of Youth County Projects Kenya/Vijana Network International Limited addressed the participants
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Francis the lead trainer addressed artisans
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Practical sessions ongoing
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And Tea was served
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This platform seeks to fill the knowledge and awareness gap regarding youth projects being implemented in the 47 counties in Kenya. It also highlights projects focusing on youth being implemented in 47 counties in Kenya by the national government,county governments,donor agencies,civil society organisations (CSOs),Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs),Donor Agencies,Community Based Organisations (CBOs),private sector and individuals and their impact to the communities. The projects lie within the social pillar,economic pillar and political pillar as enshrined in Vision 2030. Email: youthprojectskenya@gmail.com Facebook Page: Youth Projects Kenya Twitter : @YouthProjects

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