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Turn your Moves – Kericho

Youth on the Move creates awareness in the prisons through the Turn your Moves project. Kericho Medium prison had made a special request to sensitize on mental health and epilepsy to the prison wardens and inmates.

International Epilepsy Day

International Epilepsy Day (IED) was marked at German Doctors Nairobi- Baraka Health Centre in Mathare. Youth on the Move through the partnership with German Doctors have been working with patients at Baraka clinic in offering support and sharing their experiences on managing their epilepsy condition. During IED youth engaged persons with epilepsy, other patients and

Epilepsy Education and Awareness

Youth on the Move engages youth in training as youth coordinators to create awareness on epilepsy. This is through education forums in different counties. YotM works with Youth groups, Educational institutions, Religious institutions, Chief Barazas, women and men groups. Through these forums education on epilepsy causes, triggers, first aid, treatment and management is conducted. People

Purple Day at Witeithie Ward

The 26th of March every year, Purple day is marked aimed at creating awareness on epilepsy. It was first started by Cassidy Megan a young girl who wanted to get people to understand more about epilepsy through her struggles with the condition. Youth on the Move was invited to Witeithie ward where the

International Women’s Day for PLWE

Living with epilepsy as a woman comes with different challenges. For me the biggest challenge was when I was unconscious and major changes had happened to me. So I had just come from town, exhausted from the hot sun. Near our home compound, I am tempted to sit and rest. I can feel an aura

Sikika- Movers meeting

Do you wish your voice was heard?Movers of 2018 meet at the Mover's paradise for their Sikika talk. Youth living with epilepsy use this platform to share their experiences and get out of their protective shells brought about by the isolation experienced from living with epilepsy. This year so far topics that have fired up

TURN YOUR MOVES

Youth on the Move engages the correctional and rehabilitation facilities in partnership with the prison department of Kenya. YotM has been able to engage Nyeri, Naivasha, Kamiti, Shimo la Tewa, Nakuru, Kakamega, Eldoret and Busia prisons so far. Persons living with epilepsy face challenges such as excessive heat, congestion, inadequate meals and tasks

Valentine’s day with Epilepsy in mind

OUT! DEVIL GET OUT! Is what I woke up to when I regained my consciousness? This is not the first time I am experiencing it. I am told that I have demons in me that make me jerk and lose consciousness. Prayer is not the only intervention that I have attempted. Just last week we

ANGAZA KIFAFA

YotM in partnership with Kkamega county government and the National epilepsy Coordination committee continue create awareness with the Angaza Kifafa caravan. The event was flagged off by the first lady of Kakamega county. It involved youth, Community health volunteers, medical practitioners and members of the community who will continue to challenge misconceptions held of epilepsy

MOVERS TRAINING

Do you want to make a change and are you available for 3 days in a week? We look for 24 dedicated youths every year to take part in our training and internship! The selected youth are given classes and opportunities to create awareness countrywide starting in February until December when they graduate. Keep an

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