What we offer
We are committed to developing diverse leaders across the community who will in turn put back into the community they serve. https://www.mylifeisart.org/youthretreat
To develop an educated body of leaders who will in turn lead and embed the AIA program. Core aims include developing how to be empathetic ally? How to work together towards equality and respect across gender, sexual orientation, disability, religion, tribes, race, and ethnicity.
AIA is supported by our educational partners in Kenya and Dulwich College London, UK.
To develop opportunities and programs for women to support their specific needs educationally and wellbeing. To ‘level up’ leadership within the community and Hub.
Workplace gender diversity helps increase productivity, creativity, improves performance, and as established, boosts collaboration throughout the community.
We are committed to providing education and holistic care for the most vulnerable children in Kakuma within the South Sudanese community. We offer extra primary school classes for have been orphaned and are in need of full-time care and support.
This additional learning is crucial as children finalise their primary school education and embark on secondary school.
To provide opportunity for start-up enterprise we offer small and flexible space in the hub as a testing ground with minimal overheads and support.
Small business models will apply for the program through the leaders and a member of Gua Africa board. Non-For Profit Gatwitch Club hotel and shop. The Hotel (café) will provide food and light refreshments at low cost and as part of educational and wellbeing workshops. This is a zero waste zero alcohol establishment with health, culture, and wellbeing central to its food philosophy. The hotel is an integral part of the wellbeing ethos of the hub and linked directly to the living Library kitchen garden.
The hub and workshops are initiated and developed by community leaders under the guidance of our founder Emmanuel Jal, with support from the Gua Africa team Kenya and UK, and in collaboration with My Start and partners. We provide a blended learning network, both virtual and visiting specialists who mentor, teach and train hub leaders and members of the community. They further support on specialist areas of academic, creative, and vocational learning as well as holistic and wellbeing practices.