ACTIVITIES

Donation of Posho Mills – Murang’a County – 23rd July 2022
(Women and youth groups benefit)

Ahadi Kenya Trust in partnership with Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TiKA) donated five posho mills and 50 bags of maize to two youth groups and three women self help groups in Murang’a County. The groups benefited from the donation which will help them to generate income. The groups also received assorted food stuff, hass svocado seedlings and a hand washing station. The event was graced by TiKA Country Director Mr Eyup Yavuz Umuhu. During the event, the groups were traind on how to use the posho mills. The project is to compliment the government efforts to reduce high prices of maize flour. The groups were requested to support the elderly, persons living with disability and other vulnerable members of the society by milling for them at no fee.

 

Posho mills displayed ready for distribution (Left) and a beneficiary receiving one of the posho mill (Right)

 

Beneficiary group officials pose after receiving the posho mills (left) and preparing ugali after milling (Right)

Distribution of adjustable shoes, Kandara Constituency-Murang’a County – 2nd May 2022
(Launch of 'shoes that grows')

Ahadi Kenya Trust in partnership with Because International, a US-based organization, distributed Adjustable Shoes to pupils of Gathige primary school in Kandara constituency, Murang’a County. The two organizations will partner in the Adjustable Shoes distribution countrywide, that will control jigger infestation in Kenya. The shoes will also enable the pupils to walk to school comfortably. The locally manufactured shoes has an adjustable Velcro on the sides and on the sides, in front it has a hook that makes it possible to adjust the size of the shoe length and width as the leg grows up to a period of 2 years. These shoes will save the parents the burden of buying new shoes every year as the child grows. During the event, over 100 families received assorted foodstuff and jigger-infested pupils were treated. The event was graced by Because International Director of Programs Madam Emily Alleu.

 

School-going children showing of the shoes (Left) and the adjustable shoes displayed (Right)

 

Volunteers treating pupils infested with jiggers ( Left) and food distribution to families (Right)

Civic Education in Murang’a County, Mathioya Constituency – 16th April 2022
(Civic education conducted)

Ahadi Kenya Trust conducted civic education for residents of Gitugi ward in Mathioya constituency in Murang’a County. The residents were taken through the electoral processes that are to be followed during the election period. The residents were informed on the importance of making informed decisions when electing candidates of their choice, as it will impact their future after the elections. The residents to elect leaders based on performance other than political parties and also keep off activities and events that may provoke political violence. During the event, over 1,000 residents received assorted food stuff and children were gifted with snacks.

 

Engaging residents during the civic education excercise (left) and parents going home with the assorted food stuff they received.

Economic Livelihood Project Launch – Murang’a County ,Mathioya Constituency – 25th March 2022
(Ahadi Kenya Trust 15th Anniversary)

Ahadi Kenya Trust in partnership with Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) launched a sustainable economic livelihood project in Murang’a County, as Ahadi Kenya Trust marked it's 15th anniversary. During the event, 30,000 Hass avocado trees and banana seedlings were distributed to 1500 farmers, 10 secondary schools and 10 health centers. Assorted food stuff was distributed to more than 600 aged and persons living with disability. The launch took place at Gitugi Dispensary. It was graced by Turkish Ambassador to Kenya Ahmet Cemil Miroglu and former Prime Minister’s wife Mama Ida Odinga.

 

Mama Ida Odinga presenting seedlings to farmers (Left) and planting the seedlings at the dispensary (Right)

The National Jiggers Awareness Day, Busia County, Teso South Constituency - 3rd March 2022
(Improving livelihoods through Jigger eradication)

The National Jigger Awareness Day was cerebrated in Busia County, Teso South constituency in Ngelechom primary school grounds that saw over 200 people treated. This year’s theme was ’’Improving livelihoods through Jigger eradication”. The event brought together different organizations including Saraya Kenya Company Ltd, National Social Security Fund (NSSF), Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Education and the county government. The School community benefitted with Jigger treatment kits (basins, soap, towels, Vaseline and nail cutters) shoes, slippers, sanitizers, gloves and Fumigation and Jigger treatment medications. The event was graced by the Head of Department of Public Health Madam Susan Mutua, National Government. Apart from jigger awareness, the community was urged to keep safe from Covid-19 by wearing masks all the time, maintaining social distance and cleaning hands using running water and soap or by using sanitizer.

 

Volunteers treating pupils affected with jiggers ( Left) and (Right) sanitation and fumigation materials.

Community policing Murang’a County, Mathioya Constituency – 16th Dec 2022
(Police officers distribute foodstuff to the community)

Ahadi Kenya Trust together with the Commissioner of police in charge of operations Central Region, Peter Kattam, and police officers in Nyakianga police station distributed assorted food stuffs to over 100 women during the police get-together event. The donations were in partnership with Ahadi Kenya Trust and Nyakianga Police officers. Dr Kamau proposed that suggestion boxes be placed in shopping centers across the country where people can be posting information they have regarding any suspicious activities or persons. The event motivated the residents to interact freely with the police officers and report to them any criminal activities without fear of intimidation.

 

Police officers and volunteers donate food to the community (left) and addressing the community members

Free Legal Aid clinic for widows and Persons with disabilities Launched– Murang’a County – 17th Dec 2021
(Free Legal aid offered)

Ahadi Kenya Trust in partnership with Lotto Foundation launched a free legal aid clinic for widows and persons with disability in Gatanga constituency, Murang’a County. The clinic was aimed at sensitizing the widows and persons living with disability on inheritance, succession and compensation from their late spouses’ family and former spouses’ employers. It has been noted with a lot of concern that widows and persons living with disability have been in and out of court, trying to get legal help over inheritance and compensation issues without much help. Some lawyers have as well infringed the rights of the widows and persons living with disability by pocketing the compensation without their knowledge. The free legal clinic was supported by The African Global Initiative. During the function over 200 persons were gifted with foodstuff and other materials.

 

Lawyers and volunteers engaging the community on legal issues (Left) and distribution of food (Right)

Professional Criminology Association of Kenya (PCAK) Graduation Ceremony – Nairobi County – 27th Nov 2021
(Dr. Kamau appointed as the organization`s CSR National Patron)
Ahadi Kenya Trust in partnership with National Social Security Fund (NSSF) donated Covid-19 and jigger prevention materials to 17 primary schools in Kiambu County. The donations will help the pupils in adhering to the government set guidelines on Covid-19 prevention and personal hygiene. The donations included jigger treatment kits (basins, bar soaps, gloves, jigger medications, six steps posters) hand washing stations, masks, liquid soap and sanitary towels. The event was graced by the Cabinet Secretary for Education Professor George Magoha, who urged the students to study hard and observe the set guidelines on Jigger and Covid-19 prevention measures. Also in attendance was NSSF Registration and collection manager Mr. Evans Ombui.

 

Youth envoy graduates/mentees and mentors (Left) and Dr. Kamau displaying the award (Right)

Distribution of Jigger and Covid-19 prevention materials in Gatundu Kiambu County – 16th July 2021
(17 Primary Schools benefit)

Ahadi Kenya Trust in partnership with National Social Security Fund (NSSF) donated Covid-19 and jigger prevention materials to 17 primary schools in Kiambu County. The donations will help the pupils in adhering to the government set guidelines on Covid-19 prevention and personal hygiene. The donations included jigger treatment kits (basins, bar soaps, gloves, jigger medications, six steps posters) hand washing stations, masks, liquid soap and sanitary towels. The event was graced by the Cabinet Secretary for Education Professor George Magoha, who urged the students to study hard and observe the set guidelines on Jigger and Covid-19 prevention measures. Also in attendance was NSSF Registration and collection manager Mr. Evans Ombui.

 

Cabinet Secretary for Education, Professor George Magoha, listens attentively as a pupil from Mutomo Primary School reads out the six steps on Jigger prevention (left). One the right, an array of Covid-19 and jigger prevention materials that have been donated to pupils.

 

Profesor Magoha watches a student demonstrate proper hand washing procedures (left) and later hands over sanitary towels (right)

 

Civic Education in Kiharu Constituency, Gatheru Dispensary, Murang’a County – 2nd July 2021
(Launch of a Countrywide Civic Education)

Ahadi Kenya Trust in partnership with Ford Foundation launched a countrywide civic education on democracy and governance targeting local government administrators, community volunteers and social workers. The initiative aims at educating local communities and government officers the roles of leaders in elective posts as the country approaches general election next year. This will help the community to understand the roles of their elected leaders and hold them accountable for any miss and plus displayed. The elderly were gifted with blankets and assorted food foodstuff while the youths and the local administrators benefitted with Hass Avocado seedlings which is part of environmental conservation, re-aforestation and an income generating project. The event was attended by local administration and Murang’a Assistant County Commissioner Mr. Kimani Mbogo. The people were also insisted on the importance of abiding to the set Covid-19 rules to help reduce the infection rates.

 

Lawyers Yvonne Njoki and Nyokabi Ngari taking the participants through the Civic Education excercise.

 

Dr Kamau with senior citizens (right) and handing over Hass avocado seedlings to the local administrators (left)

Award ceremony at Karung’e primary school, Mathioya, Murang’a County – 21st May 2021
(Teachers awarded for improved performance)

Karung’e Primary School in Mathioya Constituency, Murang’a County, was the best improved school in the County. The school which previously had a very high number of pupils infested with jiggers but since recovered, recorded the good performance due to the commitment of pupils and teachers. The teachers were awarded with assorted gifts. The ceremony also witnessed the handing over of an ablution block that was funded by Toilet Africa Initiative and the ground breaking of construction of a multi-purpose hall at Karung’e Secondary School. The event was graced by the area MP Hon Peter Kimari. The students and the community were urged to adhere to the Covid-19 rules and regulations to help curb the spread of Corona Virus.

 

The teachers holding their gift packs (left) and the new ablution block (right)

 

Food distribution to the elderly (left) and ground breaking of the multi purpose hall (right)

Tree planting project launch, Kenyatta National Hospital Othaya, Nyeri County – 7rd May 2021
(Discharged patients to receive seedlings)

Patients discharged from KNH Othaya will go home with both indigenous and fruit trees. This is after Ahadi Kenya Trust in partnership with WWF Kenya and Lotto Foundation donated over 5,000 tree sedlings. The seedlings are to be planted in the hospital garden and others will be donated to the patients to plant in their respective homes. This will add more nutritional and environmental value to the patients and the community at large. The community was advised to adhere to the Covid-19 guidelines to help curb the spread of the killer virus. The event was graced by the Minister of Health, Dr. Mutahi Kagwe.

 

Addressing the staff, management and volunteers (left) and introducing the volunteers to the Health CS

 

The Health CS planting trees (left) and receiving trees from the partners

The National Jiggers Awareness Day, Maragwa, Murang’a County - 3rd March 2021
(Enhancing personal hygiene to stop Jigger infestation)

The Ministry of Health and Education in partnership with Ahadi Kenya marked The National Jigger Awareness Day in Maragwa constituency, Murang’a County in Mihang’o primary school grounds. This year’s theme was ’’Enhancing personal Hygiene to stop Jigger Infestation”. The event brought together different organizations including Saraya Kenya Company Ltd, Lotto Foundation, Ministry of Health, Madison Insurance Company, Nanyuki Oasis and the Ministry of Education. The event benefitted 12 primary schools and 5 secondary schools. The schools recieved masks, sanitizers, buckets, basins, hand washing liquid soap, hand washing stations among others things. The event was graced by the CAS for education madam Mumina Bonaya and Dr Warfa Osman who represented the Minister for Health Dr Mutahi Kagwi. The community was emphasized on the importance of maintain proper hygiene and sanitation to curb Jigger infestations and minimize the spread of Covid-19.

 

Hygiene and sanitation donations displayed (Left) and (Right) traditional dancers entertaining guests

 

A student reading the hygiene poster (Left) and another demonstrating on feet washing (Right)

Food and other essentials distribution to B.O.M teachers in Mathioya, Murang’a County – 25th July 2020
(B.O.M teachers who lost jobs due to COVID-19 benefit)

Fifty Five (55) teachers who lost their jobs due to COVID-19 benefitted with food stuffs and other essentials. The teachers have not received any salary since March this year. They are not able to provide food for their families leading them to engage in casual jobs within the community. Some teachers have fallen into depression since they are not able to pay bills including rent and provide for their families. The teachers were urged to seek for other means of livelihood including farming.

 

Teachers receiving foodstuff and other essentials (Left) and engaging in a song (Right)

Launch of Keep Kenya Breathing campign, Maragwa, Murang’a County – 3rd July 2020
(20,000 trees distributed)
More than 20,000 trees will be distributed to Eight Sub counties in Muranga County.WWF-Kenya in partnership with Ahadi Kenya Trust launched the campaign dubbed “Keep Kenya Breathing” in Maragwa sub County Murang’a County. The campaign will see assorted trees planted in different parts of the County. The main aim of the campaign is to raise awareness on the importance of environmental conservation by planting trees. The trees (fruit) will also serve as an income generating activity to the farmers as they will be able to sell fruits once they have matured. During the exercise, community members were sensitized on the importance of keeping safe from contracting CORONA Virus by keeping distance, wearing masks all the time, hand washing with soap and running water and using sanitizer. The members were also given food stuffs and other essentials. The event was graced by the CAS of Ministry of Environment and Forestry Mr. Mohammed Elmi.

 

CAS ministry of Environment distributuing tree seedlings to the farmers (Left) and Planting (Right)

Fight Against COVID-19, Mathioya, Murang’a County – 6th June 2020
(Hand washing stations and non-body contact thermometer donated)

Six (6) hand washing stations were distributed to different institutions in Gitugi Location, Mathioya in Muranga County. The project was in partnership with Lotto Foundation in the fight against COVID-19. The beneficiaries included Nyakianga police station, Nyakianga dispensary, Gitugi dispensary, Nyangiti dispensary, Mihuti dispensary - which also benefitted from a Thermo Gun -and Gikoe Tea buying center This will help the residents and visitors in these facilities in adhering to the government directives on washing hands with soap and running water, wearing masks all the time, sanitizing and observing social distance. Together we shall overcome.

 

Handing over the hand washing stations (left) and demonstrating the use of the Thermo Gun ( Right)

 

COVID-19, Supporting Taxi drivers and Boda Boda Riders, Nairobi County – 2nd-4thJune 2020
(10,000 Face masks and sanitizers donated)

In partnership with the National Social Security Fund, we donated face masks and sanitizers to Digital Taxi Forum and Boda Boda Association of Kenya (BAK). Digital Taxi Forum donations were handed over at Uhuru Park by NSSF CEO/Managing Trustee Dr Antony Omerikwa. NSSF signed an MOU with the Digital Taxi Forum and Little Cabs for the provision of social protection and social health insurance for DTF members in the presence of the National Transport Safety Association. The Boda Boda Association of Kenya (BAK) donations to benefit 6 counties in the fight against COVID-19 were handed over at KICC. The donations were flagged off by the Cabinet Secretary Joe Mucheru ministry of ICT, Innovations and youth Affairs. The event was graced by CS Simeon Chelungui ministry of Labour and Social protection and CS Prof Margaret Kobia ministry of Public Service and Gender. The President/Chairman of Boda Boda Association of Kenya Mr. Kevin Mubadi represented all the Boda Boda riders during the event. Other stakeholders in the event included UNFPA and UN-HABITAT who donated the hand washing stations and girls kit respectively.

 

Signing the MOU between Digital Taxi Forum and NSSF (Left) and CSs flagging off masks and sanitizers to BAK.

Distribution of food in Mathioya Constituency, Murang’a County – 25th April 2020
(Recovered jigger patients offer help)

A group of recovered jigger patients, who were rehabilitated and empowered, offered food donation to more than 150 families affected by COVID 19 pandemic in Mathioya Constituency, Murang’a County. The food donations included Maize flour, cooking oil, bananas, chicken and uji mix. The group was initially relying on well wishers for survival but after been empowered they are today supporting other vulnerable members of the society. The food will be distributed to the affected families by the provincial administration together with the county government officials.
Ahadi Kenya Trust is in the frontline of sensitizing citizens in adhering to the Government directives on practicing social distancing, sanitizing, staying at home and washing hands with soap and water.

 

Distribution of food and other essentials

 

Addressing the beneficiaries of the food donations

COVID-19, Supporting immigration, DCI and the police force, Nairobi County - 10 April 2020
(Sanitizers, face masks and water donated)

In partnership with National Social Security Fund (NSSF) we donated face masks, sanitizers and water to the immigration department, Police and the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) in the fight against COVID-19. The donations were handed over by NSSF CEO/Managing Trustee Anthony Omerikwa to Director General of Immigration Mr. Alexander Muteshi, Inspector General of police Mr. Hillary Mutyambai and the Director General - Directorate of Criminal Investigations Mr. George Kinoti respectively. Ahadi Kenya is in the front line urging people to wash hands, sanitize, keep distance and to stay at home to prevent the spread of corona virus.

 

Handing over sanitizers, face masks and water to the immigration department and the police.

 

Handing over sanitizers, face masks and water to the Directorate of Criminal investigations.

The National Jiggers Awareness Day, Malindi, Kilifi County - 3rd March 2020
(All health issues integrated)

The National jigger awareness day was celebrated in Kilifi County, Malindi sub-county, Msabaha grounds. This year’s theme was “Integrating all health needs of communities through empowering individuals to take charge”. The event brough together different organizations including; Jumia, Kanco Kenya, Imarika Foundation and County Government of Kilifi among others. The day saw over 150 children treated of jiggers, others screened of Pnemonia and immunized. Other activities included awarding community health volunteers for their efforts in eradicating jiggers and distribution of shoes and slippers to school going children.

 

Children been treated of jiggers (left) and undergoing pneumonia screening (right)

 

Community health volunteers been awarded (left) and children fitting shoes (right)

Handing over Dining furniture Nandi County – 10th January 2020
(Girls school receive new dining furniture)

ACK Kapkolei girl’s secondary school benefited with new dining furniture during the commissioning of their new dining hall. They received 40 tables and 80 benches that were donated by Lotto Foundation in partnership with Ahadi Kenya Trust. The event was graced by the Cabinet Secretary for Lands M/s Farida Karoney and attended by Nandi county government officials and Provincial Administration from the County. The teams also donated sports balls for Volley Ball, Netball and Football.

 

Students enjoying their meal in the new fully furnished dining hall (right) on the (left) the new fully furnished dining hall

 

 

 

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