Youths in each of the six counties in the Coast region are engaged as change agents in their communities through the use of arts and sports.
Men and women from each of the six counties at the Coast participate actively in influencing policy towards good governance, access to justice, and the rule of law through holding their leaders accountable.
Residents from the Coastal region participate in advocating for sustainable environmental management and mitigation of extreme effects of climate change.
Men and women, Differently Abled People and other vulnerable groups from 6 counties of the Coast region participate in transforming their communities through the programs run by Kwacha Afrika.
Youths from the 6 counties in the Coast region are trained every year on entrepreneurship skills and small business management.
The focus for Kwacha programmes is to play a facilitative role in empowering the youth to design, implement and evaluate their own development. Programmatic support to grassroots processes that encourage practical methods of comprehensive community renewal and motivation towards participation is critical. Current programmes areas are: talent Identification and Development, Environment and Climate Change Mitigation, Entrepreneurship and Small Business Sustainability, Governance and Access to Justice, Health Gender Differently Abled Persons and other Vulnerable Groups, and Peace and Security.
To be a volunteer at Kwacha Afrika one must be:
- Kenyan Citizen
- Aged between 18 and 34 at the time of entry.
- Has a valid ID card.
- Be ready to work in a community set-up.
- Be ready to learn and embrace team work.
- Be ready to travel within the coastal region whenever need arise.
- Be able to appreciate inter-cultural & Multi-cultural values.