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Kisumu peer educators (KISPED) is Artistical Art group that consists of individual LGBTIQ persons who are artists. The organization uses art as the basic tool to advocate for the sexual reproductive health and human right for the LGBTIQ persons within Kisumu County and its environs. THEMATIC AREA - Health - Human right and security - Economic empowerment - Organization development SUMMARY ACTIVITY JUNE KISPED was part of the WAYAN training on Sexual Reproductive health rights; the...

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A meeting with any government official is never easy; in most cases, thorough preparation is needed and in our case, it was no different- after all, we were dealing with issues the society isn’t used to dealing with. When our meeting date with the District Commissioner (DC) came, we went to the office well prepared. The meeting was calculated to mobilize the administration officers; starting with...

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Male Sex Workers Share On Recovery Process Male sex workers in Kisumu met last month to discuss the twelve steps recovery process, as part of community mobilization process organized by Picture Youth Group. The community mobilization was done by our peer educators that was targeting twenty Men who have Sex with Men (MSM) and Male Sex Workers (MSW). The event was meant for the MSM &...

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Story told by Rena Otieno/producer at KDMP Kisumu Digital Media Project is a project that was created in July 2014 to create digital media platform where, Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, Transgender, Intersex, Queer and Asexual ( LGBTIQA) persons can freely express their issues, views, thoughts and stories in Kenya and its environs. The project currently works in collaboration with Nyarwek and None On Record. In...

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            Since the year 2012 through partnering and exposure from different partners working with religious on religious issue in western Kenya i.e. IAM, CRIC, Other-sheep, Kisumu Initiative for positive empowerment (LGBTI Church) the organization realized the importance of engaging with the religious leaders as a form of creating safe space and advocating for tolerant and acceptance within the religion fraternity. This was also important to the LGBTI...

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It has been along journey for nyarwek network since January stating with leadership meeting that happened in January followed by nyarwek capacity assessment which realized review and harmonization of nyarwek document from the constitution to policies. The organization hired a consultant who took through the members the board and the secretariat a process of review of the documents this include the constitution, financial and HR...

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