ACORN Kenya May Report

ACORN Kenya May Report

MAY 2011 PROGRESSIVE REPORT                             01/06/2011

  1. MEETINGS

Membership meetings

Both villages held one membership meeting each for briefings and as a forum for the collection of monthly dues.

VILLAGE

VENUE

TIME

DATE

ATTEDANCE

ACTIVITIES

 

HIGHRIDGE

Calvary Church

2.00PM

TO

4.00PM

26/05/2011

Thursday

120 members

  • Introduction of new members
  • Updates of ACORN activities and programs
  • Collection of dues

 

KISUMUNDOGO

Big pen Primary school

2.00PM

TO

4.00PM

28/05/2011

Saturday

80 members

  • Introduction of new members
  • Updates of ACORN activities and programs
  • Collection of dues

 

 

Leadership meetings

The two villages have also held one organizing committee meeting each in preparation for the monthly membership meetings.

VILLAGE

VENUE

DATE

TIME

ACTIVITIES

IN ATTENDANCE

 

KISUMU NDOGO

ACORN Kenya offices

Kariobangi

25/05/2011

Wednesday

10.00am

To

12.00

ACORN Kenya offices

Kariobangi

10 community leaders

 

 

HIGHRIDGE

ACORN Kenya offices

Kariobangi

27/05/2011

Friday

2.00pm

To

4.00pm

ACORN Kenya offices

Kariobangi

11 community leaders

 

 

 

 

 

  1. MEMBERSHIP RECRUITMENT DRIVE

18 new members were recruited in Highridge and 15 new members in Kisumu Ndogo. They are all oriented to the ACORN mode of organizing emphasizing on dues payments as the backbone of the organization.

  1. DUES COLLECTION

Kisumu Ndogo collected ksh.1, 000 and Highridge ksh.1, 400

 

  1. FUNDRISING

The organization has developed and submitted concept paper to Agakhan Foundation, Equity Bank, Corparative Bank of Kenya, and Oxfam GB.

Rick of solidarity International is still supporting ACORN Kenya by paying the office rent.

 

  1. EDUCATION CAMPAIGN

We have written a petition to be handed over to the permanent secretary of the ministry of education during his visit at GUREC centre where ACORN has been invited.GUREC centre is one of our partners in education campaign. It is in this school that we recommended 24 pupils from Korogocho who were out of school and now they are continuing with their Education.   The event which will be marking celebration of the day of the African child, will take place on 6th of June 2011 at the school compound.

 

  1. REMITTANCE CAMPAIGN

Have collected twelve remittance receipts from our members and are working out with media houses on when to have a press conference before the end of this month of June 2011.

 

Report by

Sammy and David

Acorn Kenya   Co’s

 


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