The Issue

60% of youth in Kenya are unemployed - Mathare Slums could be worse


To activate slum youth talent by providing a space to interact with peers and mentors, hence learn employable core skills.

Core Skills

  • Develop workshops to learn leadership skills - communication, team work, organizing, planning etc
  • Organize networking events

Other Benefits to the community

  • Co-working space for start-ups, young professionals
  • Events platform – exhibitions, seminars, conferences
  • Audio-visual equipment e.g. projector, screens, PA system

Our needs

  • Mentors
  • Content
  • Ideas
  • Support; in kind and cash
  • Partnerships and collaborators

Our Plan

  • Start small with grants and donations – 1st year
  • Introduce the new sustainable products while getting support from donors – 2nd year
  • Sustainable – 3rd year

Success so far

  • Already did the first prototype in July 2015
  • Acquired a partnership with Basco Paints who donated paints for our first prototype
  • Have already secured about 5 experienced mentors who are willing to offer free workshops in different thematic areas.

Click the here to see the results of our prototype. Contact us for more information.