Yes, you are worthy

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Have you at some point in life asked yourself, Am I worth it? I know it is an easy question to come by in our jobs, relationships, personal goals and ambitions. Self-worth is a feeling of confidence in yourself that you are a good and a useful person. Everyone needs to belong. Maslow’s Hierarchy of […]

Harmful Traditional Practices (HTPs)


Some Gender Based Violence acts are perpetuated by Harmful Traditional Practices (HTP). Harmful traditional practices like Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) , early and forced marriage are still being practiced by several communities in Africa and across the world. These backward and barbaric practices are perpetuated under the notion of preserving culture. HTPs are deeply rooted […]

Why psycho-social support?


“It’s beautiful” Chris (pseudo name) broke the silence. I went “That’s what Killmonger told T’Challa. Black Panther was legendary” “Yeah he was right, nothing beats sunsets in Africa” True to these words you may agree with there is just something about Sunsets in Africa, right? Chris and I found great value in our evening walks. […]

Break The Silence

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According to a study carried by National Crime Research Centre in 2014 it was estimated 14% of Kenyan women and 6% of men aged between 15 and 49 have gone through a sexual violence ordeal at least once within their lifetime. Gender Based Violence is a global nightmare that has immensely shuttered dreams, fostered extreme […]

#CampusMeToo Campaign Launch

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The #CampusMeToo campaign was launched on 19th November, 2019 at the University of Nairobi, main campus. This saw student leaders from various Kenyan universities grace the occasion and asking other students to sign the petition for the change and implementation of policies around sexual harassment in higher institutions. The campaign comes weeks after a BBC […]

Me Too Gala

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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 […]

Vunja Kalabash Campus Project: Combating S&GBV in Kenyan Universities


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 […]