Aim: Transition preparation: From high school to tertiary educational institutions and working life.
This includes, but is not limited to, helping prepare willing, passionate and visionary youth to further seek admission and scholarship into top, world class institutions.
Further details are as per the Personal Leadership Development outline document to the right.
This consists of ten (10) core sessions of 35 contact hours & 10 field sessions of over 35 hours.
The program is regularly kicked off with a full day Admissions & Scholarships Day event. The skills provided include, but are not limited to the following;
- Critical Thinking
- Problem Solving
- Field trips
- Group work
- Team building
- Presentations with assignments in between.
Our training format is for participation in a Socratic fashion, which requires the participants to work - not just sit back and fall asleep. This is within a fun environment with experiential team-building methodology.
Our Value Addition includes;
- Self discovery – students first need to know themselves; their gifts, abilities, learning styles, dreams, goals and vision
- Identify possible careers – based on knowing themselves
- Prepare for their careers – based on post secondary institutions, such as universities
- Plot your educational journey – setting of goals, timelines for short, medium and long term goals
- Establish a career path – based on current & emerging challenges in the job and careers market locally and overseas
- Establish Life & Soft skills
- Launch entrepreneurial projects through proof of concept, pilot projects, scale up projects
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- Core Event at MOW Sports Club that include soft skills such as Public Speaking and how to get admitted to Ivy League Universities, talk by Don Muirori
- Mentorship through sports at MOW Sports Club
- NGEC meeting, Laico Regency Hotel and here
- GBV meeting at Silver Springs Hotel
- KBC Radio (Journalism & broadcasting)
- Cellulant Corporation (Software Engineering - Blockchains & IoT).
- Medicine & GBV with Nairobi Women's Hospital
- Metereology with the Kenya Met Department
- Software Engineering with Africa's Talking Ltd.
- Community Service at Lenana School, Kitengela International School and Vigil Schools, Kawangware
Following the successful accomplishment of the borehole renovation project in Kawangware Primary School, we were able to have a handing over event today at the school. We have sustainably impacted over 2100 students representing more than 1000 households in Kawangware slum.
Furthermore, we have contributed to the fulfillment of 9 SDG goals. I want to say a great thank you to the Davis And Shirtliff Head Office , AKAD Africa , Public Image, and PACE (Promoting Access to Community Education), Kenya for supporting me through this journey. We will be hopefully extending the project to 2 more schools in Nairobi. — at Kawangware Primary School.
Previous Case Study Activities
- Sat 25th February 2017: Minerva Schools information & scholarships session at Premier, Best Western Hotel
- Mon 20th February 2017; African Leadership University, School of Business event at Sankara Hotel
- Fri 17th February 2017: Gender
Based Violence at Silver Springs Hotel
- Wed 15th February 2017: Community
Service at Vigil School, Kawangware, Nairobi
- Tue 14 February 2017: Negotiation Training,
- Fri 10th February 2017: Political
Leadership; Gender Financing with the Centre of Multiparty Democracy (CMD)
and Narc Kenya.
- Sat 11th February 2017: Mindspeak at Norfolk
Hotel with John Mahama, former president of Ghana.
- Thur 9th February 2017; Cellulant
Corporation - a technology business in the mobile and digital services’
sector in Africa.
- Thur 7th Feb 2017: Confidence Building
& Personal Branding.
- Thur 7th Feb 2017: Pitching with DEMO
Africa at the Boma Hotel
- Fri 3rd Feb 2017: Women in Leadership
with KEWOPA and Narc Kenya
- Thur 2nd Feb 2017; United Nations
office in Nairobi tour
- Fri 27th Jan 2017: Retirement
Benefits Authority day at the Intercontinental Hotel
For photos of activities, please visit our Facebook page "Akad Africa" or click here
- Costs for core events at MOW Sports Club include tea & snacks.
- Costs exclude transport, internet, third party & field trip costs.
- Field trips & activities are at cost (which vary), payable in advance and subject to space availability.
- Field trips are available subject to collaborative partner agreements, and given on a competitive basis - which includes but is not limited to, assessment of submitted Monitoring & Evaluation Essays from Core activity events (please see essay writing format below).
- Timetable details of field trips will be provided to successfully registered participants on a need to know basis.
- By registering, all participants confirm that they have the discretion and are healthy enough to participate in physically straineous team-building activities
- Liability waiver is as per policy is available by clicking here
- Manual liability waiver is to be signed for walk in participants.
The advantage to participants is that community service verifies and measures your philanthropic contribution to society. This is of value to youth seeking to demonstrate value addition to their profiles, when seeking possible admission and scholarship opportunities in overseas institutions (where an "A" grade is not enough). Community Service is one of the five basic pillars AKAD provides assistance to our mentees.
The YEES! Program schools and community in based in Kawangware, Nairobi, Kenya. YEES! delivers entrepreneurship training to children from the ages of 6-15 years in Kawangware. The curriculum includes enterprise skills, field trips, literacy, and creative and sports development delivered during the school holidays. The program uses trained local entrepreneurs as volunteers to deliver the training and to serve as mentors.
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