Kuku Foods Kenya (KFC) And Jonathan Jackson Foundation (JJF) Deliver A Full-size Fiba Standard Basketball Court In Komarock – Embakasi Central Constituency

KFC Kuku Foods in partnership with Jonathan Jackson Foundation (JJF) have, under the Bakee Mtaani initiative, unveiled and handed over a full-size FIBA standard basketball court at Humama public grounds in Kayole. The launch and handover to Divine World Parish (DIWOPA) who provided the land, for onward availability to the community, comes exactly two months after KFC Kuku Foods who …

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JJF Partnership with KFC on Bakee Mtaani

Leading eatery KFC Kuku Foods has partnered with JJF to put up a new basketball court at Umama grounds in Kayole. ‘Bakee Mtaani’ (basketball in the hood) is a revolutionary community initiative that introduces the basketball sport within Nairobi’s informal settlements and communities as a fun game for team building as well as provide a safe space for the youths. …

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City Stars Players Receive Economic Resilience And Sustainability Training

The Jonathan Jackson Foundation (JFF), through its Economic Empowerment Pillar, took Nairobi City Stars players and technical bench through a workshop on planning and savings on their hard-earned cash for a better future. In a workshop held at World Hope Centre (Kawangware) on Wednesday 12 January 2022, JJF, through Business Development Manager Randy Ochieng, spoke on the importance of financial …

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CS Amina: Government committed to improve sports infrastructure

Sports Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed says the government will continue to partner with the Jonathan Jackson Foundation as it bids to improve the state of sports infrastructure in the country. She made this commitment on Friday in a speech read on her behalf by Sports Kenya Director General Pius Metto, during an event at Holy Ghost Mission Primary School in …

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Bakee Mtaani goes mainstream in Gatina, Kawangware

As part of the Bakee Mtaani initiative, JJF built a basketball court in Gatina Primary School, Kawangware, in November 2020. The local community has since proactively owned and managed various activities that take place on the court, in cooperation with the school management. A project management committee was formed to coordinate the court activities and encourage the community to plug …

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Women leading and serving in the face of the pandemic

On this year’s International Women’s Day, we celebrated three ladies from the Vision Makers youth group that demonstrated leadership and economic resilience despite the Covid-19 pandemic. Patricia Wanjiru had just started her small business of selling milk from a bucket when in 2018 she first joined the Vision Makers group, a community-based organisation that JJF trained on scaling up economic …

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Differently-abled yet very able (The Story of Rogers Omoyo)

Rogers Omoyo heard about the Hairdressing & Beauty Skills training from friends in his neighbourhood and sought out to attend one. Being a person living with a disability, Rogers was not fortunate to find self-sustaining work so that he may no longer depend on his parents. He saw the training as a possible opportunity to learn a skill that could …

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