Launch of Emergency Volunteer Scheme for Kenya

Launch of Emergency Volunteer Scheme for Kenya

What: Launch of Emergency Volunteer Scheme for Kenya
When and Where:
Nairobi East – Friday 22nd 2008; Tom Mboya Grounds, 10:00am – 1:00pm
Nairobi West – Saturday 23rd 2008; Kibera Grounds; 10:00am – 1:00pm
Nairobi North – Monday 25th 2008; Lions Clinic Huruma; 10:00am – 1:00pm

Volunteer for peace and development, Volunteer for a peaceful neighborhood!

The volunteering scheme approach for Kenya plans to tap the energy of the influential persons, retired professionals and youth leaders to bring about positive change, instill a sense of responsibility and equip them with necessary tools to initiate reconciliation amongst their affected neighbourhoods. Through emphasis on the need for restoration of trust and building social cohesion – it endeavours to promote ownership of the healing process, reconciliation and peace rebuilding.

The program strategy anchors on volunteerism that will be utilised to:

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Kenya: Reach Out concert – Jan 08

Kenya: Reach Out concert

Pambazuka

2008-01-11

The Reach Out concert on January 13 will be a fund raising effort through which, with your help we can achieve several objectives:
1) Help those displaced and affected by the election violence.
2) All gate proceeds from the show will be donated to the International Red Cross and Pamoja Youth Foundation to aid in the support of displaced persons due to election skirmishes in Nairobi .
3) To provide a platform where local artistes and participants can join hands in a single united effort to show the world that Kenya is united and peaceful regardless of ethnicity or political influences.
4) To provide an avenue for Kenyans to contribute to the ongoing relief efforts by:-direct donation to the International Red Cross, who will be on-site-donate blood through the Blood donor Service of Kenya
5) To regain a sense of normalcy where our city will regain it’s vibrancy. Please forward this mail to more people so they too can join hands and Reach Out to help our brothers and sisters in need.

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