PAWA Initiative

PAWA Initiative is a Non-Profit established in Kenya in 2009. It is Kenya’s unique art and cultural collaborative hub that houses, fosters and catalyzes creative and community-driven projects for social change. The acronym “PAWA” is Swahili corruption for “power” while”254” is Kenya’s international telephone code.

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Kazi Mtaani Initiative Mukuru

By Linneah Lijodi Kazi Mtaani Initiative began when the Corona Virus Pandemic struck. It was meant to be a stimulus for the youth, many of whom had been laid off as a result of the pandemic. A number of businesses also faced closure. The youth in the informal settlements were

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The plight of water shortage in Kayole.

By Sally Kivaya Approximately half a million people living in Kayole continue to suffer due to lack of adequate clean and safe water. This inadequacy has been caused by the growing population which has stretched the facilities and infrastructure to their limits. Neglect from state agencies in charge of water

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Dandora Stadium By: Calvin Onyango Dandora stadium was established by the late Member of parliament for Embakasi Mugabe Were. The residents of Dandora were so elated when they heard of the news that Dandora stadium was going to be constructed modelling the FIFA standards. Not long after on 25th May

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