How to Apply for YALI

YALI is young African Leadership Initiative. This is a flagship program of the US government through the former US president Barack Obama and ongoing to help raise African future leaders. YALI has three components; YALI network, Mandela Washington Fellowship (MWF) and the YALI Regional Leadership Centre. The YALI Regional Leadership Centres are three in Africa: … Continue reading How to Apply for YALI


Ciala Girls Tournament: A big Success!

The successes of Ciala girls tournament is something that I have not written about, reason being a lot has just happened. The day this tournament was coming to an end (12th December- Jamhuri day) I received a call that I had received an award for the work we've done to keep girls in schools and … Continue reading Ciala Girls Tournament: A big Success!

Beacon Teachers fated.

On 12th December 2018, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta conferred upon four Beacon teachers the much coveted Head of State Commendation (HSC) awards. They were part of other 300 Kenyans who were decorated by the head of state during the national Jamhuri Day Celebration. Thuku Njuguna,Tony Abele, Ezekiel Kitulu and Robert Omwa were fated as part … Continue reading Beacon Teachers fated.

It’s Not All Doom and Gloom

By Esther Atieno. A shambaboy who defiled a girl has been handed life imprisonment! This happened last week Friday according to reports reaching TotoSmile.This happened after the prosecution team presented a watertight case! This comes against a backdrop of a lot of disillusionment by Child rights activists after reports emerged that over 350,000 girls between … Continue reading It’s Not All Doom and Gloom

Each School needs a Social worker!

By Jerry Blessing. Alternative discipline is taking route in Kenyan schools today, thanks to Teachers Service Commission, Plan International, Kenya Network of Beacon Teachers,CREAW among other bodies that Champion for the well being of children.Care givers are dropping the cane.Corporal punishment is being shunned by people who were known to widely use it: the teachers. … Continue reading Each School needs a Social worker!