Society Empowerment Project (SEP) has actively been involved  in WASH project within Kasipul Constituency.  Through the cordial collaboration with The Global Partners For Development (GPFD), SEP has managed to increase access to clean safe drinking water to the residents of Oyugis Market. This was done by distributing water from the GPFD Funded Matata borehole, which is situated a bout 2km away from the market center. The water has been channeled to the market center and is in use currently.

The second phase of this project involved putting up of an ecosan toilet within the market center. The construction of this facility is on going, it is at 80% completion. It is designed such that each unit (male and female sides), has a urinal, and squat hole and seat on model. SEP appreciates the efforts of GPFD, Kasipul Sub County, County Government of Homa /Bay, Oyugis Market Community and the local community of Oyugis region for their immense support for the said projects.

Photos of these facilities are to be uploaded soon…..

Stay tuned:

SEP receives dozens of Soccer Equipment from its USA based movement, “Cleats for Kenya. – Cambridge – Kenya Football for Development:”

Through the support of vibrant Sally Haslanger and Isaac Yablo, SEP was able to receive soccer balls, soccer boots, T- shirts, chin guards and sports bags. These equipment are meant to support SEP soccer trainings, especially  towards the forth coming 8th National Soccer Camp due in August, 25th – 27th at both Kotieno and Nyahera Primary Schools.

Cambridge – Kenya Football For Development is a movement in  Cambridge,Boston, in USA that aims to support SEP mission of development through sports, thus mobilizes and ships soccer equipment to SEP. The movement also helps identify and send over volunteers for SEP, as well as identifying potential collaboration opportunities.

SEP ‘s Nyahera Girls’ Soccer wins the Sub County Secondary Soccer Balls Games

Three years in line SEP has been in a mutual collaboration  with  Nyahera Girls Sec. School in Oyugis, Homa Bay County in Kenya. As part of the collaboration arrangements, SEP is tasked with managing girls’ soccer in this school, thus in charge of coaching sessions, players’ recruitment and provision of training materials including soccer equipment. SEP   thus have their bright, talented but poor girls enrolled in this school at a subsidized school fees basis, and then through the collaboration with CDF and other SEP supporters, the organization meets the 50% of the school fees for the said girls who are all in the football team. SEP recognizes the efforts put towards football development by its collaborators like Football For Hope (FFH), streetfootballworld (sfw), The Global Partners For Development (GPFD),Constituency Development Fund – Kasipul Constituency (CDF), Cambridge – Kenya Football For Development- USA (Cleats for Kenya) and the local community of Oyugis region.

This year 2016, Nyahera Girls’ Soccer team qualified as the Sub County Soccer champs after beating Apondo Mixed School 4-2 at Karabok Sec School, Homabay County. The girls reclaimed the title after they lost to Apondo last year. The team represents the sub county on the 30th, at the county level. We expect the 2016 team to fly Nyahera Girls’ and Homa/Bay County flags at the National Secondary Soccer Events this year…. stay tuned for more information.

 

 

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