Haki Africa launches project to keep Coast youth off crime, radicalisation

Haki Africa’s rapid response officer, Mr Francis Auma (right) with Mombasa County Commissioner Nelson Marwa at past briefing on security. Mr Auma has announced that his organisation has launched a programme aimed at reducing idleness and crime among the youth in the Coast. PHOTO | WACHIRA MWANGI | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The project will be implemented over a period of 12 months and is funded by the Norwegian government.
  • It will offer youth aged between 12 and 34 years a chance to participate in a football tournament and others with the opportunity to initiate small-scale income generating activities.
  • Mr Auma said the organisation will partner with local FM stations and government administrators to popularise the tournament.
  • He said the programme would be rolled out across the six Coast counties by June 2016.

A Mombasa human rights organisation has launched a programme aimed at reducing idleness and crime among the youth.

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