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Derick Ngaira

AVF’s 2nd Quarter of 2021 Newsletter

Hello Reader!  As we start the third quarter of 2021, at Africa’s Voices we are delighted to share with you what we have been undertaking since April. In this quarter, our team in both Nairobi and at Cambridge University has continued to work hard to ensure that citizens’ voices are heard and used in the transformation of...

Explore our 2020 annual report

Africa’s Voices Foundation is based on the fundamental importance of  listening skilfully but with humility to the views and priorities of citizens in determining the planning and execution of all social services across the Continent. Africa’s Voices has been a thoughtful intermediary between individuals and governments and social service providers for the past 6 years....

Insights on Citizen Generated Data to tackle Antimicrobial Resistance in Kenya (2nd Bi-Weekly Newsletter)

Dear partners,  During the last two weeks of live interactive radio shows tackling AMR in Kenya, we delved deeper into two critical issues: risk perceptions towards AMR and barriers towards general drugs and antimicrobial practices.  Below you will read a selection of voices on the public’s understanding of risks of drug misuse such as infection...

Press Release: Findings from an SMS poll to understand citizens’ views and attitudes towards COVID-19 vaccination in Kenya

Nairobi Kenya, 30th March, 2021: From 18th – 21st March 2021, Africa’s Voices Foundation (AVF) undertook a survey via SMS to understand Kenyan citizens’ views and attitudes towards COVID19 vaccination, at the time when the government started its vaccine roll out in the 622 vaccination sites across the country.  AVF contacted via SMS a pool...

AVF’s First Quarter of 2021 Newsletter

Hello! We’re excited that you’re reading our First Quarter of 2021 Newsletter. We are happy to share with you the work we have been doing and the exciting partnership we secured with Global Partnership for Sustainable Data Development. Our team in Nairobi has also grown. More details about items in the newsletter can be found on our website. To read on...

Another year of empowering refugee girls in Kalobeyei settlement through positive role modelling and mentorship

After two years of addressing different barriers and drivers to girls’ education  in Kakuma and Dadaab refugee camps, through the Kenya Equity in Education (KEEP) II programme, implemented by the World University Service of Canada (WUSC), once again, 2021 will see Africa’s Voices Foundation carry out  community engagement and communication intervention in Kalobeyei settlement.  The...

AVF’s response to COVID-19 in Somalia | Reflections from our Programme Officer

Following the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic in Somalia in March 2020, AVF launched Risk Communication and Community Engagement (RCCE) response and Social Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) campaign, to address the norms that undermine the fight against the pandemic. According to the responses received, the campaign has been described as informative by the host communities. We...

School reopening is right but guarantee learners’ safety

The Covid-19 outbreak overwhelmed the functioning and outcome of the country’s education system. The closure of schools, compounded by economic and public health crises, posed major challenges to parents, students and teachers. Adapting to the pandemic has been a challenge for schools as the sector lacks sufficient infrastructure and human resources to support learning and...

AVF’s interactive radio shows to gather citizens’ insights on antimicrobial resistance in Bungoma, Kilifi and Kiambu Counties

Africa’s Voices Foundation (AVF) in collaboration with the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data (GPSDD) with funding from Wellcome Trust, will be implementing a project in the counties of Kilifi, Bungoma and Kiambu, from February – April 2021, that aims at understanding the general public’s knowledge, attitudes and practices on antimicrobial resistance.  Antimicrobial resistance (AMR)...

Africa’s Voices welcomes Mr. Fredrick Owuor Odinga as the Programme Manager, Governance & Accountability

Fredrick has over 10 years, wealth of experience in community development work. Before joining AVF, Fredrick was working for Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) as a Social Accountability Manager. Fredrick brings with him practical understanding in governance and accountability, project management, monitoring and evaluation and social inclusion particularly disability mainstreaming. He has a Bachelor of Environmental Studies...
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