About Naajibika Awards Naajibika (citizen responsibility) Awards is one strategy through which PAWA254 under the Sauti Tetezi Project graciously funded by the US Embassy in Kenya seeks to enhance youth participation in Governance and Social Accountability processes in Kenya. The award seeks to RECOGNIZE and REWARD individual youth and youth […]
REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EOI) FOR MEDICAL INSURANCE COVER/SERVICES 2021 PAWA Initiative is Kenya’s unique art and activism collaborative hub that innovatively deploys art, media, and community organizing to foster and catalyze creative and community-driven projects for social change, across the country and beyond. PAWA invites EOI from firms […]
Background PAWA Initiative is Kenya’s unique art and activism collaborative hub that innovatively deploys art, media, and community organizing to foster and catalyze creative and community-driven projects for social change, across the country and beyond. Among the creatives who collaborate in the dynamic space are photographers, thespians, dancers, filmmakers, journalists, […]
By Moses Okoth The 2013 and 2017 elections saw a substantial number of political jobs taken up by youth. Youthful artists, activists and businessmen ran for political office and having been to the ballot box for these last two elections, my target was for my team to be part of […]
By Timothy Ivusah On Wednesday the 2nd day of September 2020, PAWA254 staff members held a meeting with youth from Kayole, Dandora and Mukuru with regards to the Sauti Jasiri Project. For three consecutive days, knowledge on skills ranging from Artivism, Public interest litigation and Journalism shall be imparted. On […]
TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF ADVOCACY STRATEGY FOR PAWA INITIATIVE 1.Background PAWA INITIATIVE is a collaborative arts and culture hub that activates artistes by awakening in them a socio economic and political consciousness and empowering them to connect their art to the pursuit of a better Kenya. PAWA […]
TERMS OF REFERENCE – ARTIVISM TRAINING 1. About PAWA PAWA INITIATIVE is a collaborative arts and culture hub whose vision is ‘Active Citizens Driving Change”. In order to realize its vision, PAWA works in partnership with artistes, awakening in them a deep socio – economic and political consciousness and empowering […]
A PAWA254 community member is a creator/artist/activist who uses their artwork/creativity for positive social change. A community member has a chance to gain either skills or access to a network of professionals in their field through trainings, workshops and events; has access to knowledge resources; and be part of a community of like-minded creators/artists/activists purposed to use bold, artistic expression to both empower themselves and the wider society economically and creatively, thus contributing to the shaping of our community’s socio-economic and political landscape.
Do you consider yourself a creative? Are you an artist – a photographer, a poet, graffiti artist, dancer, content creators, blogger, writer, musician, painter, sculptor, filmmaker, cartoonist / illustrator, animator, designer, playwright, producer, a community engager / volunteer, or social media influencer, innovating yourself or your work for social change? PAWA 254 is offering an opportunity that you will be interested in.