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Emerging Power of Youth in Business, Kawangware Nairobi.

Jonathan Jackson Foundation (JJF) donated a professional public address system complete with speakers, an audio mixer and microphones to Brighter Vision youth group based in Muslim Area, Kawangware, Nairobi. Through the building businesses program dubbed “Jenga Bizna Mtaani” the Founder and Chairman Mr. Jonathan Jackson addressed the youths and urged them to use the donated capital goods to earn an

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JJF’s Jenga Bizna Donation of Capital Goods to Youth Enterprenuers in Mathare North and Kawangware.

Jonathan Jackson Foundation(JJF), the dedicated custodians of community change, have launched the 2022 building businesses program dubbed “Jenga Bizna Mtaani”. The foundation serves vulnerable populations in Nairobi’s informal settlements through economic empowerment trainings, granting micro and small enterprises and using sports as a tool for social development. On the 9th of February 2022, two youth groups received capital goods fully

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Communications Team

JJF Commitment To Maintaining High Standards For Basketball.

Jonathan Jackson Foundation handed over the Gatina Basketball Court to the Gatina Primary School and Community on Friday the 4th of February 2022 following a month of maintenance, repairs and upgrading of the sports facility. The upgrading of the court placement of a new surface, repainting, installation of new hoops and erection of a new chain-link fence on the facility.

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JJF ‘Bakee Mtaani’ Project Launches A Third Full Basketball Court At Riruta Stadium, Dagoretti South.

The Jonathan Jackson Foundation (JJF) is a non-governmental organization that acts as a custodian of community change through a transformative agenda, focusing on leveraging the networks in the community to empower the vulnerable and underserved populations economically and socially. ‘Bakee Mtaani’ (basketball in the hood) is a revolutionary community initiative that has introduced basketball courts as safe spaces within Nairobi’s

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JJF News
Communications Team

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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Communications Team

JJF ‘Bakee Mtaani’ Project breaks ground once again for construction of a Basketball court at Riruta Stadium, Dagoretti South

The Jonathan Jackson Foundation (JJF) is a non-governmental organization that acts as a custodian of community change through a transformative agenda, focusing on leveraging the networks in the community to empower the vulnerable and underserved populations economically and socially. ‘Bakee Mtaani’ (basketball in the hood) is a revolutionary initiative that seeks to introduce basketball courts as safe spaces within Nairobi’s

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JJF’s ‘Bakee Mtaani’ project breaks ground for the first Basketball court construction of 2021 in Kawangware

The Jonathan Jackson Foundation (JJF) is a non-governmental organization that acts as a custodian of community change through a transformative agenda, focusing on leveraging the networks in the community to empower the vulnerable and underserved populations economically and socially. JJF held the first groundbreaking ceremony of the ‘Bakee Mtaani’ project of 2021 on Friday 16 July 2021 at Holy Ghost

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JJF News
Communications Team

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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JJF News
Communications Team

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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