As part of our community work,Maisha Yetu as an arts and culture NGO uses its objectives in a creative fashion to disseminate information to Kenya’s/Africa’s youth. It is in this regard that we work with similar organizations across the continent to further our agenda. These organizations include; PAYT – South Africa, Africa Unbound, Ashoka youth venture – East Africa, Kenya Copyright Board, Sarakasi Trust-Sawa sawa festival and POWO just to mention but a few.
Poets and Writers Online (POWO) is a forum for Poets and Writers with blogs and those with an interest in using the internet in promotion of, or as a platform for their writing. On Saturday 16th June 2012
10.30am – 1.30pm
@PAWA254 – 2nd Floor,
Africa Alliance of YMCAs Building
State House Crescent,
off State House Road
The panel discussion will include;
Muki Garang – Hip Hop Artist, Poet, Activist
Boniface Mwangi – Photographer, Activist
The featured Poet Raya Wambui will also show case.
Kenya’s youth often ignore such forums that are important for engagement. Most often than not our peers will be found thronging political rallies in the dire hope of receiving handouts, we seriously need a paradigm shift. Start by trying out the POWO hangout this weekend and see if there is any difference. Its Free there are no gate charges, just bring yourself .