Koinonia - Kenya

World Health Day

On the 7th of April every year the world celebrates World Health Day, whereby this year the key focus is depression themed as let’s talk. Depression is one of those terms that one uses when they are feeling sad or miserable about life, where by these feelings fade in due time but if they persists over time it could be a sign of one being depressed.

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With a Big Vision, I take my step

John Nduati is among a group of young people who have gathered at Shalom House, Nairobi, for a two day workshop on Career Guidance and Entrepreneurship. At 19, Nduati is passionate about the arts and knows exactly what career he would love to undertake however financial. Constrains and adequate knowledge on how to enroll for an appropriate coarse have hindered him from pursuing his dream career.

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Empowering the Community on Children’s Rights

Knowledge is power, for this reason Koinonia Community together with Amani under the MAECI project have undertaken a campaign to empower community members of children rights.

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Fire in the Forest

Since 1995 Koinonia Kenya has worked with children and youth from difficult backgrounds, following a "3R's" approach: Rescue, Rehabilitate and Reintegrate.

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It's Back to School for Children at The Rescue Centers

This week marked the beginning of a new step in lives of children at the rescue centers. They were enrolled at different levels in various schools. This is after successful trainings and assessments.

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Koinonia Community Beneficiaries- Tujikuze Event

Koinonia Community beneficiaries get to meet up once a year to discuss about their welfare. This year's theme was Tujikuze where the event took place at Kivuli Center in Kabiria, Nairobi. Old boys and girls from different centers under the Koinonia Community umbrella got to share their stories as well as motivate one another.

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Parents Seminar: The Reintegration Process

On the 10th day of December 2016, parents to children being rehabilitated at the Ndugu Mdogo and Mother House centers which are currently under the MAECI project attended a one day seminar. The seminar was aimed at preparing the parents mentally on the arrival of their children after the rehabilitation process. January 2017 will see the children get integrated back to their families and the community as a whole.

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Paolo's Home Celebrates International Day of people with Disability

It is the joy of every mother to deliver a healthy and bouncing baby. That was not the case for Florence Arum, mother to 5 year old cerebral palsy patient. Cerebral palsy is a neurological disorder caused by brain injury or malfunction that occurs while the child’s brain is developing or during birth when oxygen cannot reach the brain. The condition lasts a life time and one requires specialized care.

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Hail the Nairobi Sub-County Champions

Amani Yassets Football Club are the winners of the 2015/2016 Nairobi Sub-County League. This season they have played 22 matches, managing 16 wins and 6 draws. This is the first time the team has won a league since the team’s inception in 1992.

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Koinonia Children Conference 2016

Koinonia children conference has been in existence for three years now since 2014. The 2016 edition was held on the 15th November at Tone La Maji one of the Koinonia Community centers in Kajiado County. Children from from the other centers; Kivuli center, Ndugu Mdogo and Mother House rescue centers converged at Tone La Maji for this year’s celebrations.

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