Konnect Youth Consortium

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About

Konnect Youth Consortium (KYC) formerly known as Kericho Youth Centre is a non-governmental organization (NGO) based in Kericho County, Kenya. KYC implements HIV/AIDS Prevention, Sexual and Reproductive Health Services, peace building, environmental conservation and economic strengthening programmes targetting the young people in the county. KYC began as a Focused Group Discussion group (FGD) in 2005 and was later registered in 2007 as an NGO. Its membership is open to all the youth aged between 15 and 35 years and community-based youth groups. KYC was formed with a principle to provide youth-friendly HIV/AIDS prevention services.   mission-vision Mission Vision Promote young people’s health through service delivery, advocacy and research for enhanced productivity & self-reliance We envisage highly informed, empowered and healthy young people.   Strategic objectives ·      Health: Reduction of HIV and provision of reproductive health services ·      Promote economic empowerment, social cohesion and integration ·      Support population health and issues on environment ·      Resource mobilization, networking, collaboration, fundraising and...

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Programs & Services

Programs & Services

HIV & REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH 1. Abstinence And Being Faithful (AB program)– This program is designed to delay sexual debut among sexually inactive youth and promote sexual and reproductive health by addressing risk behavior, life skills and promoting preventive behaviors through: · Establishment of health clubs in both primary and secondary schools · Conducting health talks in schools and at the youth Centre.   2. Families Matter program- This program recognizes the critical role parents play in behavior formation of young people and therefore builds their capacity to be able to provide guidance to the youth. It targets parents with children aged 9-12 years.   3. Counselling and Testing– This program involves promoting counseling and testing among the youth as preventive behavior. The services are provided at the organization’s youth friendly center and through mobile services taken to the residential areas, worksites and other youth hang-out joints. Linkages with treatment, care and support services have led to tremendous increase in the number of people tested and subsequently accessing treatment and...

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We’d love your help! Any sort of help you could grant us. Let’s show you how.   Donations? Your generous gift will assist us in helping the society curb the spread of HIV virus, ensure that youth are actively engaged in economic activities and create employment opportunities for our youth. Together we can make our dream come true. Thanks and God bless you as you help us. MPesa Donations PayBill No. 97455 Or you could… Join Us You could actually join us, in person. Here’s how: Jobs KYC is an equal employer to the youth below 30 years. However Recruitment is done whenever an opportunity arises and are usually announced on our website,social media platforms and also Notice boards. Beware of con men we do not charge  for applications of job opportunities. For any en queries contact us through 020 2027495 Volunteers & Interns. KYC is dedicated to supporting youth who want internship and/or volunteer positions. However, this is done on a competitive basis every quarter. Kindly send your applications...

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Contacts

Contacts

Location Kericho – Kapsuser road Opposite Unilever Arboretum,Next to Africa Gospel church Mt. Camel Postal Address     P.O. Box 1346 – 20200 Kericho KENYA   Tel (254)020 202 7495 ,0720925236, 0715598526   Email Info Desk: info@kyc.or.ke/ r.daniel@kyc.or.ke Donations: donations@kyc.or.ke   Social Media Facebook: facebook.com/kericho.yc Twitter: twitter.com/KonnectYouthC  ...

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Portfolio

Portfolio

Portfolio   Here’s what we have achieved this far… 26,856 Individuals reached through the OP programs (MAPP, CPWP & EBAN) 21,659 Individuals who received HTC services, 2,067 being couples who received these services in 2014 14,371 Young people reached with comprehensive HIV prevention services through the AB program 3,556 Individuals received reproductive health services in 2014, 1,577 of them being males and 1,979 being females 1,741 Individuals reveived family planning services and 1,488 individuals were treated for various Sexually Transmitted Infections 1,488 Individuals were treated for various Sexually Transmitted Infections   101 Youth trained on ICT, Life Skills, Entrepreneurship and Employment Readiness Foundation, 11 of whom have been linked to employment in various institutions, 6 started their own businesses, courtesy of Digital Opportunity Trust (DOT) and Kericho County ICT Centre 20 Youth received training on basic skills in Directing, Screen Script Writing and Cinematography 14 Female staff trained on Sister to Sister, and 5 male have received training on Respect-K...

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