What We Do

Where We Work

MAYE THEMATIC AREAS OF FOCUS

 1. Peace building and Conflict management

 In which we encourage management of conflicts in a nonviolent way such as community dialogues and push for alternative dispute resolution mechanisms. We encourage a mutual relationship between the community and the security organs through police reforms and respect of the rule of law.

2. Democracy and Human rights

Where we push for social accountability, leadership and integrity, inclusion of youth and women in decision making at county and national level and empower the community on citizen participation, constitution and constitutionalism for realization of the sovereign power.

 3. Food security and climate change.

 We promote local farming and food generation for small scale farmers comprised of youths and women at community level while sensitizing the public on Climate change.

 

KEY ACCOMPLISHMENT

·         Highly recognized by the community as a key and credible player in peace building and conflict management within the Coastal region of Kenya.

·         Actively representing the voices of young people and artists in the Coastal region of Kenya.

·         Establishment of Anika Community media; a strategic media platform documenting untold stories and underrepresented issues around democracy and human rights in the Coastal region.

·         MAYE is a critical player in the Mombasa County Action Plan in Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism MCAP, leading the Media and Online pillar as well as the Monitoring and evaluation committee.

·         MAYE embodies successful integration of Participatory Action Research-PAR in all interventions whereby marginalized at risk including young people are given power and voice in issues affecting them.

·         MAYE has been a key component and advocate in having young people taking leadership positions in peace, security committees and decision-making positions in the National government structure.

·         MAYE has successful integrated Arts and culture as key strategies for social change in the coastal region of Kenya.

·         Our work has helped and impacted communities in enhancing harmony and reconciliation in Mombasa and Coast region at large.

·         MAYE has successfully developed a hub (Anika Centre Hub); a youth-friendly safe space in Likoni sub-county of Mombasa. 

 

KEY IMPLEMENTATION STRATEGIES

·         Participatory Action Research

·         Arts and Culture engagement for social Change

·         Use of Digital media as a strategic platform to give voice to the poor and marginalized communities.

·         Use of Dialogue as a constructive avenue between communities and their leaders.

·         Use of livelihood and economic empowerment as key stepping stones for lobby and advocacy.

 

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Visit Us

Manyatta Youth Entertainment
Opposite Administration Police Camp, Dongo Kundu
Off Lungalunga road, Likoni Sub- county, Mombasa, Kenya

 

Contact Info

Tel: +254 712 747 656 / +254 739 210 695
Email: info@manyattayouth.org
Po Box 86523 - 80100,
Mombasa, Kenya