As a network, we commit ourselves to the following core values and principles in all we do
To advocate for the implementation of policies and legislation on adolescent and youth sexual reproductive health through dissemination of information, championing and promoting their rights at national and community level.
Photo Courtesy: 123RF.com By Esther Kimani (@KelsieKim ) CULTURE in Africa and many parts of the world allows girls to be married off as young as 10 years or before they are 15 years, CULTURE allows old men to rape girls in the name of “she is my wife”, CULTURE does not allow for girlsRead More
Daniel Otieno Youth Advocate, Network for Adolescents and Youth of Africa, Naya Kenya. Much is spent on treating non-communicable diseases and more disturbing is that the spending may be in a life time as some non-communicable illnesses are not curable. There are fears that by 2020 non-communicable diseases may double communicable diseases in developing countries.Read More
By Daniel Otieno. Network For Adolescents And Youth Of Africa, Naya Kenya Photo Courtesy: internewskenya.org. The promulgation of Kenya constitution in 2010 made health a devolved function. Through this devolution, each county was to manage its own health system with resources from the national government. However, Kenya counties still lack adequately trained health workers andRead More
NAYA-Kenya, a reputable regional SRHR advocacy network is looking for an Accounting Intern to assist the Finance Department with the following duties: Filing documents Ensure all finance and admin related documents are properly filed Maintain a proper filing system Reconciles bank statements On a monthly basis, check and post all bank charges Prepare bank reconciliationRead More
By Daniel Otieno. According to world Health Organization, heart diseases, cancer, diabetes and respiratory diseases are the four major non-communicable diseases taking a toll on life both among children and adults. Physical inactivity, eating habits, alcohol and tobacco use are also the major risk factors attributed to the non-communicable diseases. Young people owing toRead More
Daniel Otieno Availability of alcohol and tobacco, affordable price, peer influence, inadequate implementation of alcohol control act and inadequate preventive education on drug and substance abuse are responsible for drug and substance abuse among young people. Commonly abused drugs in Kenya include Prescription Drugs – including sex enhancement drugs, tobacco, Miraa or khat, Inhalants andRead More