Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation

Juvenile rehabilitation centers should address treatment needs, skill development and successful re-integration of juveniles into the society

Juvenile Crime

Juvenile Crime

All juveniles have individual strengths that can be identified, built on, and employed to prevent future delinquency

Youth Activities

Youth Activities

Engaging a community and neighborhood that promote and foster healthy activities for juveniles

Life-Skills

Life-Skills

Availability of economic and other resources exposes juveniles in attaining multiple experiences that supports their life-skills

Family Support

Family Support

Participation in shared activities between youth and family (including siblings and parents) is key to positive re-integration of juveniles

 

Monthly Archives: March 2016

A call to serve and rehabilitate prisoners

For more than fifty years, Fr. Peter Meienberg, has dedicated his life to serving needy people in East Africa. The Catholic priest is the founder of Faraja, an organization that is committed to helping both juveniles and adult offenders seek

Preventing Juvenile Delinquency

Fr. Fredrick Odhiambo, a Catholic priest and a counseling expert has worked with various youth projects. Based on his experience with the juveniles, he presents key approaches of dealing with juvenile delinquency, rehabilitation and re-integration programs. He says that juvenile

Rehabilitating young offenders

Vickie Wambura is the founder of Nafisika Trust, a prison rehabilitation program that seeks to reduce recidivism rates among prison inmates in Kenya. She has also won numerous awards in recognition and support of her work as a leading social

Diversion programs and Juvenile justice system

By signing the ratification of the United Nations Convention Charter on child rights and welfare, Kenya is obligated to enact legislation and provide policy framework that is aimed at protecting the rights of the child and providing guidance on interventions

Mentoring released juveniles

Denis is one out of many recovering juveniles in Kibera slums. He explains how his teenage life was marred by family struggles. His parents separated while he was only five years old and had to be brought up by his

A reformed juvenile recounts his past

John, a recovering juvenile offender, narrates how his life transformed after being enrolled at Mathare Youth and Sports Association-MYSA. The organization also offers schooling programs and diligent soccer players can have their school expenses paid. Other programs include drug rehabilitation,