TYSA has helped thousands of talented, motivated individuals create a path to a more promising future. Here are a few of their stories.

TYSA Management Staff Capacity Building at Kolping Centre Karen

Jan 31st – 2nd Feb

TYSA management staff underwent induction to envision the organization’s
short term, mid-term and vision 2030 goals. The outcome of the induction
has been consistency of processes that are continuously… continue

Bundesliga Youth Ambassadors (BUYA) Programme Kick off

February – March

TYSA’s lead organization role in coordinating 8 Kenyan streetfootballworld network member organizations culminated in the BUYA programme kick-off in Kenya. This event hosted at Mathare Youth Sports Association (MYSA) in Nairobi brought together Streetfootballworld (sfw), Bundesliga International… continue


Ball donation reception at the German Embassy in Nairobi

September, 2020

Bundesliga international donated 450 balls for use by the 8 streetfootballworld network organizations implementing the BUYA project in Kenya. As the lead organization, TYSA received the consignment from the German Deputy Ambassador on behalf of the other 7 organizations involved in the project… continue

BUYA Mentors Workshop

October, 2020

An early morning visit at Oloolua Nature Trail in Nairobi was the first stop for 8 BUYA mentors as they sought to connect with nature, reflect and draw lessons from there, which they would relate to and apply in their roles as mentors. The key outcome of this mentors’ workshop was that mentorship is not a project but a lifelong journey… continue


Global Goal 5 Accelerator project promoting gender equality

July -Aug, 2020

In partnership with Soccer Without Borders, a member organization of the streetfootballworld, the Global 5 Accelerator project was instrumental in promoting gender equality by increasing girls and young women participation in football for good initiatives… continue

Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA Kenya) Child protection and Community safeguarding project

Jan – Dec, 2020

The objective of this project in partnership with FIDA Kenya was to safeguard human rights of women and children by providing training to community safeguarding… continue

Covid-19 Experience

Gichuki Francis, TYSA Founder

I went into voluntary self-quarantine for 21 days in Nairobi after my arrival from Holland and thereafter traveled to my rural community. The stigma associated
with COVID-19 is worse than the disease itself. It drains one emotionally, physically and psychologically. It eats into one’s WELL BEING and inner peace… continue

A woman's insight

Janerose W. Werunga

It is humbling to be part of TYSA’s long journey with the youth. Earlier before TYSA inception, girls faced many challenges in the community which included school dropout, illicit brews, child abuse, early marriages, and early pregnancies. Formation of TYSA brought with it seminars aimed at empowering girls through sport… continue

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