Youth on the Move works with a team of passionate individuals towards achieving organization's objective. Through the staff meeting the different programs are able to share and build on each other while meeting YotM goals for the youth and Persons Living with Epilepsy (PLWE). Our last meeting was graced by the presence of Tom Van
Through partnership with county health department and other partners, YotM trains CHV on epilepsy care. An introduction is done before the roadshow in the area. The CHV will support in awareness creation in the roadshows. A focal person who keeps an update of persons living with epilepsy referred for medication. A follow up session is
Angaza Kifafa campaign seeks create more enlightenment on matters epilepsy. Bank of Africa(BOA) has been phenomenal in supporting efforts of creating epilepsy awareness. Between the 25th and 29th of May 2018, fifteen BOA staff climbed up Mt Kenya. At point Lenana, 4985M above sea level, the Angaza Kifafa flag was hoisted.
Youth on the Move educates people on first aid. Most people offer first aid that can be damaging to individuals as more misconceptions are held about epilepsy and first aid. To help reduce the burden of the person having a seizure , here is what you need to do Stay calm Move the person away
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
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
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
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