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Meet Evelyne Lukhaji Khagoni a former ReachUp! participant at Danger Centre in Nandi County. Evelyne is a 35 year old mother of two. One of her hobbies is cooking. She is also interested in entrepreneurship. Evelyne is a hardworking business woman having several small scale businesses.
Evelyn at work
Meet Evelyne Lukhaji Khagoni a former ReachUp! participant at Danger Centre in Nandi County. Evelyne is a 35 year old single mother of one. One of her hobbies is cooking. She is also interested in entrepreneurship. Evelyne is a hardworking business woman having several small scale businesses. She owns a kiosk where she sells products such as soaps, vegetable oil, bread, sugar among other things in small quantities. She also has a stall where she sells products such as…
Song and dance characterised the closing ceremony of 24 ReachUp! Participants at Narok Youth Polytechnic writes Narok Facilitator Annastacia Egelan.
ReachUp! Participants posing with their certificates after graduating
The Narok Youth Polytechnic closing ceremony was held on Friday, 4th November 2011 at 2:00 pm. To grace the ceremony were DOT Kenya Program Manager Godfrey Akumali and Field Officer Ruth Mwangi. Also present from DOT Kenya was fellow facilitator Robert Naija.
Other guests present at the occasion included Narok Youth Coalition Co-ordinator Maren Swakei, Girl Child Education and Gender representative Ms. Tittoo, Swiss Kenko…
Kitale based facilitator Joseph Waweru shares a story on a symbolic closing ceremony during which he led his participants in planting trees to mark a new life.
Monday 31st of October was an auspicious moment at Kitale Technical Training Institute (KTTI) when 46 ReachUp! participants were awarded certificates to mark the end of their one month training. In attendance was Mr. Crysantus, the Deputy Principal KTTI, Mr. Soita, the head of the ICT department who is also the center manager, Mr. Maboga, the District Youth Officer, Mrs. Chumba, Head of Business Department, Ruth Mwangi, Field Officer in Rift Valley and Dennis Dome Program Assistant, Rift…
Meet Pakia Omar from Likoni, a small town south of Mombasa. Pakia says joining DOT ReachUp! program was the first positive step in his entire life.
Pakia Omar: Thanks to the ReachUp! Program he has a new life
Pakia Omar, commonly known as Packs, has a story to tell. Pakia hails from the sourthern region of Coast Province in a small town known as Likoni. At the age of 21 years he already had responsibilities of taking care of a family. This really affected his studies for a whole term as he had to miss classes to look for means of caring for his family.
Pakia enrolled in the DOT ReachUp! program in December 2010, and underwent the one…
DOT Kenya Western Region Intern Jane Achuchi has successfully completed facilitating her first ReachUp! class, and shares details from the graduation ceremony.
The closing ceremony for my first ReachUp! class of 43 participants was held at Bunyala Institute of Technology in Budalang'i. The ceremony began at 2:00pm on Friday October 28th, 2011.
The ceremony was attended by the DOT staff Andrew Abong'o (Program Assistant for Western/Nyanza), Denis Dome (Progam Assistant for Rift Valley/North Eastern), Ingrid Amunga (Field Officer for Western/Nyanza), and Grace Velma Luseno (Intern for Western Province). The Chief Guest was Ruth Lusike Nyaranga from…
With the skills she gained from the ReachUp! program, 27 year old Irene Mwende has started two businesses: a clothing shop and a water vending business. DOT Kenya Field Officer David Mwangi tells us about Irene's success.
Machakos is a semi-arid area located in Eastern Province (Machakos County), in the Lower Eastern region of Kenya. The community depends on agricultural production, which is a great challenge due to the little or no rainfall the place receives. DOT is one of the well known organisations that have impacted the lives of locals in the area. Through the ReachUp! program, DOT has enabled many people in this region to start sustainable projects.
Irene Mwende is one of the individuals who has…
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