More than 500 Nairobi youth gather to explore talent for livelihoods development

Session leaders, Performers and participants at the Extravaganza Edition 1/ Photo Courtesy

On 25th August and 1st September , nearly 600 youth from around Nairobi and Kiambu County showed up to advance the role of young people in implementing of the Youth 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The Sleek in collaboration with High Notch Creatives and Kenya Institute of Professional Studies (KIPS) hosted the first ever Gospel Extravaganza Edition 1 concert at Baba Dogo in Nairobi, Kenya on 25th August, 2019.

The event aimed at at strengthening the capacities of young people in using creative engagements to improve their livelihoods. Tap- click to see photos

Youth from Nairobi and its environs explored the positive role of youth talents in not just improving livelihoods but also strengthening other participation roles such as peacebuilding , environment conservation, governance among other active roles for young people in development.

Tap- click to see photos Artists , Dancers, spoken Word Artist and a youth talk empowering young men and women as active agents of change from Victory Christian Church Youth Chairman added value for the commitment of the young people present during the event.

Led by Nairobi’s charismatic MC JPasi, the event saw other key performances by Hip-Hop sensation artistes P149,Marsemo Says,Ben Psalmist and other epic performances by Dongeman,Unshakabolz Dancers,Mc Ys,Totaliazers, to name but just a few.

Celebrities and upcoming youth artistes all spoke in one voice encouraging participants to maximize their potential not forgetting to work on a character that impacts the society positively.

Kenya Institute of Professional Studies (KIPS), gave a waiver upon registration of any technical course to the participants of the event.

MC JPasi, Sleek and Ranchu/ Photo by High Notch

The Sleek Company offered an opportunity for any interested person to be trained on specialized skills in research,Media content production and capacity building.

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Event Concept by High Notch Creatives.
Powered by:Kenya Institute of Professional Studies(KIPS),The Sleek Company,Victory Christian Church.

Discussions on expanding the quarterly events under an umbrella dubbed ZINDUKA are underway at The Sleek Academy seeking to pave way for better opportunities to increase resilience among at risk youth in Kenya.

The September edition was held at  Nairobi’s hood Githurai 45 on 1st September held at Bread of New Life Church dubbed FOM iko Church back to school edition bringing together more than 500 young men and women.

Epic performances by some of the group artistes of the day/Photo courtesy

The Sleek and High notch are already laying out plans for the December Holidays’ strategy to continue growing a future generation of enabled responsible youth.

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