Naya Kenya Chapter | Network for adolescent and youth of Africa

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Core Values

As a network, we commit ourselves to the following core values and principles in all we do

  1. Creativity and innovation
  2. Participation and teamwork
  3. Transparency and honesty
  4. Equality
  5. Commitment
  6. Devotion and dedication
  7. Spirit of volunteerism
  8. Concern for humanity

Our Mission

To advocate for the implementation of policies and legislation on adolescent and youth sexual reproductive health through dissemination of information, championing and promoting their rights at national and community level.

Our Vision

A society where the reproductive health and rights of adolescent and youths are recognized, provided for and respected.

Recent Works

Latest Blog


Advocates Call for Application as Facilitators from 28th September – 3rd October 2015

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BACKGROUND The Network of Adolescent and Youth of Africa (NAYA) is a youth led advocacy network founded in 2001. NAYA aims at enhancing the capacity of youth leaders to advocate for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRH&R) advocacy by enlisting the support of policy makers, opinion leaders, development partners, the media and like-minded organizations

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I am Youthful at Heart

By Robert Aseda, (@Varaq) That being youthful is not just about age is one thing that Mr. Okello Gershon, a community health volunteer, has strongly exhibited. You are likely to meet in him in a meeting with the health minister just as you are likely to meet him in the night dens of Migori engrossed

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The Sex Dens of Kondele

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By Michael Oliech Okunson (@MikeOkunson) It’s a normal Friday afternoon in the boda boda city of Kisumu. The ubiquitous hot and wet Kisumu weather is unignorable, so is the smell of fish and dust from the road construction. I meet my usually jovial friend Otieno who wasn’t his cheery self today. I can tell something

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“I Talk To My Kids About Sex.”

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By Michael Oliech Okunson (@MikeOkunson) Melisa Anyango is 30 years old. She plays father and mother to her three kids, her husband having passed on. Paul is eight years old, Steve is five and Grace is nine years. As a mother of three young children, she knows the importance of equipping them with the right

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Financing for Development: Invest in Meaningful Youth Participation

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(Photo: Our Country Team Leader with President Thambo Mbeki at a Side Event in Addis) By Robert Aseda, (@Varaq) Over the years, global development goals have been set by technocrats and experts. There was widespread belief that these processes were too complex for the average Joe to understand, let alone young Joe. Majority of these

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Financing for Development; Invest in Women and Girls

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By Robert Aseda, (@Varaq) As negotiations at the International Conference on Financing for Development continues, the importance of a strong Addis Ababa outcome document can never be overemphasized. This is because finances, capacity and technology are key in ensuring that our beautiful ideas and vision are transformed into programs and projects that uplift the livelihoods

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