KYG & GLOBAL VOICES
HBF representative Fredrick Njau addressing the participants in vihiga workshop
KYG AGM Meeting
KYG Miritini Pri School
Mombasa County rep
Matuu Tree Planting
Matuu High School
The Kenya Young Greens, KYG is an initiative of Kenyan youths promoting the green philosophy that is registered as a society in Kenya since 2007 during a meeting of the global young greens. The Kenya Young Greens is a chapter of the Global Young Greens which is an organization of youths who are 35 and under who agree to the green principles.
KYG Vision statement is “…a humane, equitable, just and ecologically sustainable society .
The Mission of Kenya Young Greens is to “Promote and advocate for a better Kenyan society through a culture of education, communication,advocacy, empowerment and networking with like minded young people to further the green principles.”
- Empower Young People within the framework of Participatory Democracy,
- Create a space for young people to be active without being dominated by older generations,
- Address inequalities between organisations and Individuals.
- Forge strong links between sectors and organizations and
- Lastly further the Green Principles on planet Earth
Just like Global Young Greens KYG subscribes to the following principles Ecological Wisdom, Social Justice, Participatory. Democracy, Non Violence, Sustainability, and Respect for Diversity. Political Action: Democracy, Equity, Climate Change and Energy, Governing Economic globalization by sustainability principles, Human Rights ,food and Water ,Sustainable planning, peace and security and Acting Globally.
For KYG to achieve its objective, we work under the following program
1. Communication Programme
The purpose of the communications programme is to ensure that youth have access to critical information and data that’s supports their work at different level