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Activities of Kanava

Kanava Youth Center is actively involved in carrying out programs and activities geared towards the rehabilitation and development of youth.

 

Kanava Youth Center runs several programs aimed at developing the youth with the skills they need to function in the community without resorting to violent activities.

Among other programs, Capacity building programs, Somali adult literacy program, English language, music, sewing, arts, computer, HIV/AIDS awareness and short courses designed to equip the youth to become electricians and plumbers are all part of the activities of the center.

Currently, Kanava has four centers namely; Mogadishu Center, which is the head quarter, Kismayo Center, Baidabo Center, and Beletweyn Center which was recently established.

Mogadishu Center:

Kanava Mogadishu was officially established on the 3rd of September 2002.

Activities:

The activities of Kanava Youth in Mogadishu include the following:

  • Rehabilitation programs.
  • Vocational & skill training programs.
  • Capacity building programs.
  • Somali adult literacy program.
  • Non-Formal Education.
  • Sport activities (Football, Volleyball, Tenis, etc).
  • Peace & reconciliation programs.
  • Health awareness programs.
  • Child protection programs.
  • Teaching English language.
  • Sewing.
  • Arts.
  • Music.
  • Computer courses.

Kismayo Center:

Kanava Kismayo was established on the 21st of March 2003.

Activities:

The activities of Kanava Youth in Kismayo include the following:

  • Rehabilitation programs.
  • Vocational & skill developing programs.
  • Capacity building programs.
  • Somali adult literacy program.
  • Non-Formal Education.
  • Sport activities (Football, Volleyball, Tenis, etc).
  • Peace & reconciliation programs.
  • Health awareness programs.
  • Teaching English language.
  • Training on electricity & plumbing skills.
  • Computer courses.

Baidoa Center:

Kanava Baidoa is officially opened on the 1st of July 2004.

Activities:

The activities of Kanava Youth in Baidoa include the following:

  • Rehabilitation programs.
  • Vocational & skill developing programs.
  • Capacity building programs.
  • Somali adult literacy program.
  • Non-Formal Education.
  • Sport activities (Football, Volleyball, Tennis, etc).
  • Peace & reconciliation programs.
  • Health awareness programs.
  • Child protection programs.
  • Family life programs.
  • Teaching English language.
  • Sewing
  • Computer courses.

Beletweyn Center:

Kanava Beletweyn is recently opened and it started its operations on the 1st of January 2006.

Activities:

Since its inception in January 2006, Kanava Youth Cente carries out a lot of activities such youth rehabilitation programs, sport activities, non-formal education, capacity building seminars, etc.

All the activities of Kanava are carried out by volunteers; some of these volunteers are former militias of Mogadishu's Warlords.


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