Org description

Activate Action a youth-led organization working with young people living with HIV and disability, where we engaged them to overcome daily challenges such as unemployment, Insecurity, HIV, and unhealthy relationships through mentorship and training on SRH, life skills. This helps in addressing the stigma associated with HIV and disabilities, by ensuring their voices are included in policy spaces. We also have a feeding program for street children which is integrated with mental health and sexual reproductive health information and services Our team consists of high school and university students, young professionals as well as people living with HIV, gender minorities, Marginalized, and youth living with disabilities. We are united by the common goal of an open society in which sexuality is never a reason for exclusion, fear, or stigma. We partner with governments, the private sector, Local/international organizations, and civil society to bring about positive social change and to provide lifesaving health care, quality education, and opportunities for meaningful involvement of young people.

Basic Information
City:
Homa-Bay
Email:
info@activateaction.org
Phone:
+254722730196
Country:
Kenya
Year Founded:
2017
Address:
Homa-Bay Kisumu road, Makongeni sub county Hospital
Director
Mr. ROGERS OMOLLO
Who we are

Activate Action is a youth-led organization registered in Kenya. Our team consists of high school and university students, young professionals as well as people living with HIV, gender minorities, Marginalized, and youth living with disabilities. We are united by the common goal of an open society in which sexuality is never a reason for exclusion, fear, or stigma. We partner with governments, the private sector, Local/international organizations, and civil society to bring about positive social change and to provide lifesaving health care, quality education, and opportunities for meaningful involvement of young people.

What we do

Since its establishment, Activate Action has been developing and operating youth development programs to lead the youths of today as leaders with a strong heart and mind as true workers of society with honest, self-controlled, developed, creative, and progressive thinking. Through the Sexual reproductive Health program, Activate Action in partnership with other CSOs has ensured, community sensitization on reproductive health targeting vulnerable and marginalized populations. Street children Reproductive Health Education Program conducts feeding Sex education activities to ensure they are included in the since some of them profess to practice unprotected anal sex. On this account, Activate Action ensures they access condoms, lubricants, and HIV testing and counseling. We ensure the voices of young people living with HIV and disabilities are included in policy spaces and stigma associated with HIV and disabilities is addressed. We mentor young people on SRHR, life skills including leadership, income-generating activities, and mental health so that they can cope with daily challenges such as HIV, unemployment, relationships, gender identity, gambling, and crime.

Our vision

To provide comprehensive and integrated Sexual & Reproductive Health (SRH) education and mental health services with a special focus on youth by exercising life-skills training and education for the responsible citizenry.

Our Mission

To build a progressive, and sustainable environment for the youth in our community through advocacy, capacity building, and community-based programming.

PROJECTS
Title Description Location Start Date End Date Status
Web designer/ Developer - Designing engaging and responsive landing pages. - Integrating client CMS programs and data feeds into websites. - Optimizing sites for maximum speed and scalability. - Employing industry and design best practices through the website build process. - Conducting website testing Online 2021-02-01 2021-08-30 Ongoing
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