Kilifi Transparency Hub
The hub provides free access to information, enabling young people in Kilifi County to stay informed about various topics such as education, job opportunities, health, and governance. The hub empowers them to make informed decisions, pursue educational and career opportunities, and actively engage in community development. By equipping young people with digital skills, the hub enhances their employability and economic prospects. They get equipped with the necessary skills to thrive in the digital age, opening doors to job opportunities, entrepreneurship, and income generation. This contributes to reducing youth unemployment and poverty levels in Kilifi County. Additionally, the hub serves as a platform for young people to develop and showcase their innovative ideas such as the Educational support mobile application, click here to download, and IntegrityLink-Tuwajibike app, click here to download. By providing access to digital resources, mentorship, and networking opportunities, the hub nurtures a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship. This not only drive economic growth but also inspires young people to become agents of change and contribute to the development of their communities. The hub also fosters a culture of transparency and accountability by providing young people with access to information related to governance, public services, and community development. This information empowers them to actively engage in decision-making processes, hold authorities accountable, and advocate for transparency and good governance practices. Apart from opening its space for young people, the hub also runs some interesting projects as follows.
Integrity Leadership Development (I-Lead) Program
A four-month program for selected fellows, equipping them with the necessary skills, tools, and knowledge to become leaders in promoting integrity and develop integrity focused initiatives within their communities. The program covers a range of topics, including understanding corruption and its impact on society, promoting transparency and accountability in public institutions, developing effective communication and advocacy skills, building and sustaining partnerships for integrity, and implementing innovative solutions to promote integrity. Check out the Cohort 1 Facilitators and Fellows here.
Integrity Support Mobile Applications
These applications empowers community members to take a stand against corruption. With IntegityLink-Tuwajibike mobile app, individuals can report corruption cases, track their progress, and access crucial information on government budgets and expenditures. With PamodziChild – Education app, individuals can offer in-kind donations, financial sponsorships to vulnerable children, as well as report any child protection case. By using this powerful tool, we are fostering a culture of transparency and accountability, promote democratic practices, encouraging active community participation in the fight against corruption.
Get ready to unleash your creativity and passion for integrity in Kilifi! The Integrity Hackathon is a thrilling initiative specifically tailored for students in our community who are eager to make a lasting impact through technological innovation. This exciting event holds immense importance as it empowers our youth to address the pressing issue of transparency and accountability in Kilifi. By participating in the Hackathon, you have the opportunity to develop groundbreaking solutions that will revolutionize how we tackle corruption and promote integrity. Together, let’s harness the power of innovation to create a brighter future for Kilifi, where transparency is the norm and integrity is celebrated. Join us in this inspiring journey as we pave the way for a more accountable and just society!
YIB Motivation Corner
The YIB Motivation corner serves as a catalyst for creating a positive and uplifting atmosphere both within the organization and the wider community. By sharing quotes that promote integrity, democracy, and social justice, individuals are motivated to embody these values in their daily lives. Additionally, the platform provides an avenue for sharing and listening to stories of resilience and positive impact through various mediums such as podcasts, music, poetry, and blogs. This exchange of stories inspires individuals to take action and make a difference. Moreover, the motivation corner fosters connections and engagement among community members, nurturing a supportive environment that encourages personal reflection and growth. Through self-reflection, individuals gain insights and learn from the stories and quotes shared by others, contributing to their own personal development.