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Derick Ngaira

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...

Adopt citizen-centred programmes for better outcomes

Service delivery to members of the public is at the heart of any agency. The quality and type of service delivered goes a long way in shaping citizens’ perceptions and trust towards the provider, both within and without the government. Citizens expect services that are responsive to their needs and their views. They want transparency...

Africa’s Voices welcomes Mr. Patrick Wamukulu as the Business Development & External Relations Manager

Africa’s Voices is pleased to welcome Patrick Wamukulu who joins our team with over 12 years’ progressive experience in international development in various capacities with different INGOs. His experience  spans around new business development, donor facilitation and engagement, donor research and donor landscape intelligence, networking, and partnership building, program development and management and program quality...

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AVF’s First Quarter of 2021 Newsletter
17 March 2021
Another year of empowering refugee girls in Kalobeyei settlement through positive role modelling and mentorship
3 February 2021
AVF’s response to COVID-19 in Somalia | Reflections from our Programme Officer
28 January 2021

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