Young People’s Sexual and Reproductive Health

DID YOU KNOW
▶▶ More than 40 per cent of the world’s population is
under the age of 25, which represents the largest
generation of young people the world has ever seen.
▶▶ Young people account for almost 50 per cent of new
HIV infections.
▶▶ In sub-Saharan Africa, young women from 15 to 24
years old are twice as likely as young men to be living
with HIV.
▶▶ Globally, only 34 per cent of young people can
demonstrate accurate knowledge about HIV
prevention and transmission.
▶▶ Worldwide, more than 15 million girls from 15 to 19
years old give birth every year, with 19 per cent of
young women in developing countries becoming
pregnant before they turn 18.
▶▶ Adolescent girls and young women make up 40 per
cent of all unsafe abortions worldwide, and 2.5 million
unsafe abortions occur every year among this age
group.
▶▶ A significant proportion of adolescent pregnancies
result from rape, and most births take place in the
context of early marriage.
▶▶ An estimated one in three women and girls worldwide
report surviving physical and/or sexual abuse, most
often at the hands of an intimate partner, making
gender-based violence one of the most widespread
human rights violations.
▶▶ Pregnancy and childbirth are the leading cause of
death among adolescent girls between the ages of 15
and 19 in low-income countries.
Something needs to be done and we can prevent this through Comprehensive life-skilled Sexuality Education targeting adolescents and youth.#Violet Mbiti Foundation

Why Violet Mbiti Foundation,Vijana Network International Limited and Youth County Projects Kenya exists
Everything we do, we believe in challenging the status quo, we believe in thinking differently. The way we challenge the status quo is by offering quality projects and opportunities that will empower socially, economically and politically the lives of 16 million unemployed youth from the 47 counties in Kenya that we believe we will reach. Want to partner with us?
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Paris Peace Forum – Call for Applications

SHOWCASE YOUR GOVERNANCE PROJECT AT THE FIRST PARIS PEACE FORUM!

The Paris Peace Forum will bring together heads of state and government,
leaders from international organizations, elected officials from around the
world and actors from all segments of civil society, under one roof, during
three days. If you have a governance project you want to publicize and push
towards implementation, this is the place to be to make it known and make
it take a step forward.

Conceived as a response to rising tensions in the contemporary world, the
Paris Peace Forum aims to be the place of all cooperative solutions in the
fields of peace and security, environment, development, new technologies
and inclusive economy. For project leaders, it will be a unique opportunity
to present their initiative in the form of a stand in our exhibition space,
and potentially to have it discussed during a formal debate.

The first edition of Paris Peace Forum, a global platform for governance
projects, will take place from 11th  to 13th  November 2018 in Paris, at la
Grande halle de La Villette.

*To be part of the 150 projects chosen by the Selection Committee of the
Paris Peace Forum, register here on the link below:*

www.parispeaceforum.org/project-leaders

Why Violet Mbiti Foundation,Vijana Network International Limited and Youth County Projects Kenya exists

Everything we do, we believe in challenging the status quo, we believe in thinking differently. The way we challenge the status quo is by offering quality projects and opportunities that will empower socially, economically and politically the lives of 16 million unemployed youth from the 47 counties in Kenya that we believe we will reach. Want to partner with us?

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Nairobi City County Health Management team and HENNET Nairobi Chapter meeting

Violet Mbiti Foundation joined other HENNET members in Nairobi at a meeting between Nairobi City County Health Management team and HENNET Nairobi Chapter.At the center is Dr Hitan, Cabinet Minister for Health Nairobi County #www.youthcountyprojectskenya.com

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Why Violet Mbiti Foundation,Vijana Network International Limited and Youth County Projects Kenya exists

Everything we do, we believe in challenging the status quo, we believe in thinking differently. The way we challenge the status quo is by offering quality projects and opportunities that will empower socially, economically and politically the lives of 16 million unemployed youth from the 47 counties in Kenya that we believe we will reach. Want to partner with us?

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UNCTAD Youth Forum 2018 – Applications now open!

Every two years, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) organizes a Youth Forum. This year’s Forum will take place as part of a larger event, the UNCTAD 2018 World Investment Forum.

The 2018 theme is Youth Entrepreneurship: A Force Towards Inclusive and Sustainable Growth.

**Participants are expected to find their own funding sources for participation**

Venue and Date

The 2018 Youth Forum will take place at the Headquarters of UNCTAD, at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland as part of the UNCTAD 2018 World Investment Forum from 22 to 26 October 2018.

Programme

The 2018 UNCTAD Youth Forum will feature primarily topics that relate to youth empowerment across entrepreneurship, with a focus on investing in digital youth, youth at the negotiation table, what is on the mind of millennials and how youth can think globally and act locally.

The Forum will gather around 200 youth from all around the world, aged between 18 and 30, and passionate about trade and development issues, to learn and exchange local and global-focused experiences, ideas and best practices and bring the youth perspective in the general debate throughout the week joining workshops, TED-style plenary sessions, breakout sessions and networking events. UNCTAD Youth Forum participants will be able to attend public sessions of the World Investment Forum. Further information on social activities and logistics will be available at a later stage.

Participation

Students or young professionals between the age of 18 to 30 who are interested in trade and development issues, can participate in the Youth Forum for which 250 seats are available. Participation is subject to a competitive application and selection process. The application link will be activated on 1 June 2018.

Why Violet Mbiti Foundation,Vijana Network International Limited and Youth County Projects Kenya exists

Everything we do, we believe in challenging the status quo, we believe in thinking differently. The way we challenge the status quo is by offering quality projects and opportunities that will empower socially, economically and politically the lives of 16 million unemployed youth from the 47 counties in Kenya that we believe we will reach. Want to partner with us?

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Invitation to 22nd International AIDS Conference (AIDS2018)Amsterdam, Netherlands: Global Village and Youth Activities

Dear  Global  Youth Stakeholders,

We are pleased to invite  as a Guest and your Organization  to partner / participate in the 22nd International AIDS Conference (AIDS2018) Amsterdam, Netherlands: Global Village and Youth  Activities Program me – Entitled; HIV/AIDS Prevention and Advocacy in Conflict ravage Community through Cultural Activities, Arts Expositions and Mock Football to Kick-Out AIDS Globally for Sustainable Peace  and Development . This event will be attended by over 16,000 Delegates Worldwide.

Activities Reference Number: P-899-0000-06032

 Presenter: IHONRE FELIX AHUNSIMERE PRINCE

Date: 23rd to 27th July 2018. Venue: Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Interested Organization should send the list of their Participants in the Following order:

Last Name/first Name(s):

Profession/Occupation:

Gender/Date of  Birth:

Organization:

Nationality/Passport Number:

Date of Issue:

Date of Expiry:

Intended Place of  Your Visa Application:

City/State /Country:

Phone (Country Code=Number):

Role and/ or Description of  your involvement:

Please we need your response to the above subject on or before 18th June  , 2018 as registration ot attend Global Village and Youth  Activities is free.

 To attend the AIDS 2018 Conference and further information, Contact:  http://www.aids2018.org  and register as a delegate.

 E-mail: gvculturalactivities@aids2018.orgglobalvillage@aids2018.org, ,, hwiorg@yahoo.com or  roajelfnigeria@gmail.com

We look forward Seeing you at  AIDS 2018 Global Village and Youths Activities:23th-27th July, 2018 in Amsterdam, Netherlands, while we look up to your collaboration and support to ensure the success of this programme.

 Yours for a HIV/AIDS free World..

Amb. Prince Felix Ahunsimere Ihonre

Programme Presenter- 
AIDS 2018 Global Village and Youth  Activities
 Reference Number: P-899-0000-06032.

President, HIGH WORLD  INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATION (HWIO) – UN YOUTHXX1.

Tel: +2348022710831 E-mail: hwiorg@yahoo.com

Why Violet Mbiti Foundation,Vijana Network International Limited and Youth County Projects Kenya exists

Everything we do, we believe in challenging the status quo, we believe in thinking differently. The way we challenge the status quo is by offering quality projects and opportunities that will empower socially, economically and politically the lives of 16 million unemployed youth from the 47 counties in Kenya that we believe we will reach. Want to partner with us?

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Violet Mbiti Nominated for an award in the Diversity and Inclusion Outstanding Business Leaders in Kenya under 40

Vote for Violet Mbiti in the Diversity and Inclusion Outstanding Business Leaders in Kenya under 40. Voting will be done through SMS .To vote, you will SMS i7a to 22818.Voting officially began on Monday, May 21, 2018, and will close on Friday June 15, 2018. Once you vote you will receive a message confirming you have voted for Violet Mbiti. I was nominated because i have created jobs for 122 youth in Kenya and Uganda by empowering them with skills on how to construct Improved cookstoves and they have so far constructed 2,6 19 cookstoves and are earning a labor fee of Ksh 5,000 per cookstove constructed. Something also unique about this nomination is that she is the only lady in this Category .Have you voted? Thanks for your support
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Why Violet Mbiti Foundation,Vijana Network International Limited and Youth County Projects Kenya exists

Everything we do, we believe in challenging the status quo, we believe in thinking differently. The way we challenge the status quo is by offering quality projects and opportunities that will empower socially, economically and politically the lives of 16 million unemployed youth from the 47 counties in Kenya that we believe we will reach. Want to partner with us?

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Adolescents and Youth SRHR/HIV Network launches Strategic Plan and Elects officials

By Violet Mbiti

I am humbled as Violet Mbiti to have been elected as The Co-Chair of The Kenya Adolescent and Youth Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights Network.

KAYSRHR

KAYSRH comprises of 36 youth led and Youth serving organizations covering 12 counties in Kenya. Violet Mbiti Foundation is a member of the network.The Network has been in existence for a year and half and its members have been capacity built by Torchlight Collective and the members came up with the strategic plan which was launched this week on 5th of June 2018. The workshop is currently ongoing. Kindly find below a video capturing the moments during the launch.Kindly join us in marking this great occasion by signing our Thunderclap. https://www.thunderclap.it/…/70297-youth4srhr-strategic-plan Thank You! #Youthcountyprojectskenya #VioletMbitiFoundation # KAYSRH

To learn more about the Network visit https://www.youth4srhr.org/blog/2018/6/12/kaysrhr-launches-strategic-plan-elects-new-officials

Why Violet Mbiti Foundation,Vijana Network International Limited and Youth County Projects Kenya exists

Everything we do, we believe in challenging the status quo, we believe in thinking differently. The way we challenge the status quo is by offering quality projects and opportunities that will empower socially, economically and politically the lives of 16 million unemployed youth from the 47 counties in Kenya that we believe we will reach. Want to partner with us?

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Water Scarcity in Wamunyu Ward,Machakos County resolved

By Violet Mbiti

Click on the YouTube link below to have a preview of the project

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6VQXqsFSxCY

I witnessed the perennial water shortage affecting the residents of Wamunyu Ward, Mwala Constituency, Machakos County . This is my rural home and I decided to take action in 2014. I approached the County Government of Machakos and made a funding pitch on why we need a dam constructed that will create jobs for youth via agribusiness as well as sale of water at subsidized prices that will benefit Wamunyu on Time CBO and residents . I therefore submitted a proposal and later i was summoned by community elders to share with them about this project. Unfortunately Politics interfered with the commencent of the project. We were greatly affected..I therefore applied to Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Political Leadership and Governance Program to learn where i was going wrong. With the knowledge attained i regained my strength and focus. I lobbied the County Government and utilized my basic advocacy efforts to revive the project.The dam will provide water for residents of Wamunyu Market, Kambiti, Mwasua and Mbaikini.There will be a treatment plant as well as pumping of water to the households. It was a pleasure visiting the site with Member County of Assembly Wamunyu Ward Hon Musyoka. When he was elected he ensured this is the first project he will embark on. Asante Mheshimiwa.. Masisya Dam is now on course

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Why Violet Mbiti Foundation,Vijana Network International Limited and Youth County Projects Kenya exists

Everything we do, we believe in challenging the status quo, we believe in thinking differently. The way we challenge the status quo is by offering quality projects and opportunities that will empower socially, economically and politically the lives of 16 million unemployed youth from the 47 counties in Kenya that we believe we will reach. Want to partner with us?

Follow us on
Twitter@youthprojects
Facebook:Youth Projects Kenya
Instagram:YouthProjectsKenya
Subscribe on Youtube:Youth County Projects Kenya
Blog:www.youthcountyprojectskenya.com