MSF Urban Spaces local team from East Africa Association in Kenya and in partnership with Betty Adera Foundation developed the ‘Tatua Mwenendo Mashinani’ Project in Kangemi village, Nairobi County.
‘Tatua Mwenendo Mashinani’ is a Swahili phrase that translates in English to ‘Grassroots Communities Changing their Ways (knowledge base and behaviors). The aim of this project is to increase knowledge and awareness on COVID-19 and Sexual Gender Based Violence.
The project fosters youth/community engagement on Preventing and Countering radicalization towards Violent Extremism (PCVE) and Peace Building. A total of 3500 youths and women (2000 youths, 1500 women) within Kangemi village (Kangemi, Kibagare, and Gichagi slums) Nairobi County will be targeted with COVID – 19, SGBV messaging and peace-building activities.