Kenya Training of Facilitators reaching its region of completion!

Kenya Training of Facilitators reaching its region of completion!

The Kenya Training of Facilitators hosted by the United Nations Evironment Programme (UNEP) held against the backdrop of the United Nations Office at Nairobi is reaching its final stages. The two week training programme has trained a group of 14 youth leaders from across Kenya who will, after the training completes on Friday, will run their own workshops sharing road safety awareness throughout the country reaching potentially thousands of young people in the country.

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The YOURS Capacity Development Pillar is built on reaching young people all across the world and developing skills and knowledge on road safety that will ripple through society. The Kenya Training of Facilitators which began on 25th November 2013 is in its final week and the 14 young facilitators specially selected for the programme are close to finishing the training and becoming skill youth and road safety peer educators and advocates.

As well as grasping a range of road safety topics from The Scope of the Road Safety Problem in the World and Kenya, Understanding How Crashes Happen, What puts youth at particular risk of RTIs to a host of key risk factors including; speed, distracted driving and helmet usage.

Following a groundbreaking training programme that couples in depth road safety theory in an entriely interactive, energetic and youth friendly method which couples theory with practise:
 

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Currently, the youth participants have undergone their theory week through highly energetic and engaging workshops and have already seen a youth and road safety session in practise out in the field. The participants are now preparing their own workshops in which 75 youth from across Nairobi will be trained across 5 sessions tomorrow (Wednesday 4th December).
 

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Kenyan youth leaders undergoing the interactive YOURS Training experience.

Once the training is complete the young people will embark on carrying out their own road safety workshops with their peers across Kenya reaching potentially thousands of young people in the country. The 2013 class join the trained faciliators of 2012 continuing the increasing capacity in the country.

The training was made possible by the support of:

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Particiapants from the training were selected in partnership with:
 

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The whole training has been filmed and documented and we will be sharing a video including testimonials from the participants soon!
 

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Some of the training programme in action!


Stay tuned for more updates on the day including pictures on our Facebook Page and updates on Twitter.

 

 

Links

Capacity Development at YOURS
Read about the Kenya Training of Facilitators