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Every good deed deserves an appreciation

The Hear Me Too Gala, 2018, hosted and organized by the United Nations women (UN) and Vunja Kimya Kenya, under Elim Trust Organization was a definite thumbs up. Hear Me Too Gala, campus edition, took place on 7th December, 2018 at the Ufungamano House Nairobi. Being an Art Based Event, the Gala attracted  guest from various organizations and institutions all over Kenya, mostly various talented artist in different departments;music,spoken word, poetry and theater arts.Vunja Kimya,translated to English, Break the Silence, is an Elim Trust Organization project that mainly focuses on Gender Based Violence in education institutions. The project sees to it that people, mostly those in higher learning institutions (universities and colleges) speak against Sexual gender based violence.

Vunja Kalabash Initiative project was launched after the UNWomen sponsored training of Campus Peer Mentors that saw 30 students from Daystar University, University of Nairobi and Chuka University trained on how to address the links between S&GBV, Alcohol & Drug Abuse (ADA) and mental health. The trained peer mentors have proactively engaged in the anti-S&GBV campaigns in universities and beyond using one to one approach, group discussions, making presentations after lecturers, sensitizing other students and through digital media and mass media forums.