NATIONAL WORKSHOP PROGRAM

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2017 NATIONAL INITIATION RITES CONFERENCE

Theme: The Making of a Kenyan: Towards National Identity and Character Virtues
Convener: Pamela Abuya, ACIP

DAY ONE JULY 23rd 2017

Time Activity Responsibility
2.00-3.00pm Arrival, Registration & Networking ACIP Secretariat/ALL
3.00-3.30pm Tea/Coffee Break Maanzoni Lodge
3.30 – 6.00pm Chair – Prof. Mugambi
3.30 – 340pm Prayer & National Anthem
Welcome Remarks Eunice Kamaara (ACIP)
Theme Anthem – “We are Able” ALL
All ACIP Alumni
3.40 – 4.00pm Introductions ALL
4.00-430pm Opening Remarks (Academic, Research & Extension) Holistic Values Education & It’s Importance in the Modern World Moi University
Vice Chancellor
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4.30pm -4.45pm Objectives of the ACIP National Conference Pamela Abuya, ACIP
4.45– 5.30 Character Virtues & Kenya

Addressing the Youth Gap: The Emergence of Modern Rites of Passage 1997-2016 Dr. Muhia Karianjahi
Graduate Programs and Global Initiatives Manager
HoneyRock – Outdoor Center for Leadership, Wheaton College, Illinois, USA.

5.30 – 5.45pm Q & A All
5.45 – 6.00 pm Run through the program/announcements
6.00 – 7.00 pm Game Drive/Walk Health Break Maanzoni
7.00– 8.00pm Official Opening Address Maanzoni
Chair: Prof. Kimani Njogu
7.00- 7.30pm Character Virtues & Sustainable Human Development Prof. Briggs
7.30-8.00pm Official Opening Address Dr. Dinah Mwinzi (PS Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, (Technical & Vocational Education )
8.00 – 9.00pm Dinner ALL
8.30 or 9pm Vote of thanks & Closing prayers ACIP

DAY 2, 24TH July 2017

Chair. Rev. Wilfred Kogo
8.00 Prayer

8.00 am – 8.20 am

Experiences of Adolescents
volunteer
Youth
8.20 am – 9.45 am

Initiation rites in Kenya I – Blessed Talbot
Recovery Centre
– PCEA
– ACK
– Tumdo neleel & others
09.45 – 10.15am Open Discussion All
10.15 am – 10.45 Tea/Coffee Break Maanzoni Lodge
10.45 am – 11.45 Initiation rites in Kenya I More initiation rites (TBD)
11.45 am – 12.30 pm Testimonies ACIP Alumni/Mentors/Parents
12.30 – 12.55pm Open Discussion All
12.55 – 1.00pm Theme Antheme “We are able”
1.00 – 2.00 pm Lunch Break Maanzoni Lodge
Chair Prof. Mary Getui
2.00 -2.10pm The Bukusu Initiation rite Prof. Omar
2.10 – 2.30pm Typology of Initiation Rites I Emily Choge, ACIP
2.30 – 3.50pm Typology of Initiation Rites II Joyce Nyairo, ACIP
3.50pm – 4.10pm Open Discussion All
4.10- 4.30pm Health break Maanzoni Lodge
4.30 – 4.50pm ACIP Assessment Report Eunice/Ishmael /Eunice, ACIP Alumnus
4.50 – 5.15pm Open Discussion All
5.15 – 5.20pm End of day remarks Mary Wahome, ACIP
5.20pm Closing prayer Volunteer
5.20 – 7.00 pm Preparation for Cultural evening / Game walk
7- 8pm Supper
8 to 9.30pm Cultural Show
DAY 3, 25th July 2017
Prof. Lucy Mule
Time Event Responsibility
8.00am – 8.10am
Theme Anthem Prayer
We are able Emily Choge
ALL
8.10am – 8.20am RECAP All
08.20 – 8.30am Direction on Caucus Pamela

08.30 – 9.30am Caucus (Break-out sessions) All Groups
9.30am -10.30 Plenary – Reports from Groups All Groups
10.30 – 11.00 am Coffee/Tea Break
Way Forward – Pamela Abuya

11.00 – 11.30am Conference Resolution & Commitments
All
11.30 – 12.00am The Maanzoni Initiation Communiqué on Kenya National Identity & Character Virtues programme
All
12.00 – 12.30 pm Formation of National Initiation Rites Network
Recap of the Conference All
12.30 – 1.00 Closing Remarks Templeton World Charity Foundation Inc.
National Anthem
1.00pm Peace pledge & Closing Prayer
Oh God of ll creation
ALL
Volunteer
Lunch & Departures

To Moderate & Inform sessions at the Workshop:
Rev. Wilfred C. Kogo – Director PCEA. Drug Abuse & Rite of passage program.
Prof. JNK Mugambi – University of Nairobi
Prof. Mary Getui – Catholic University of Eastern Africa
Prof. Catherine Muhoma – DVC Finance and Administration, Maseno University
Prof. Kimani Njogu – Representative (Africa Health and Development International)
Rapporteurs
Sylvia Njoki (ACIP Alumnus)
Florence Sipalla (Santuri Media)

ACIPKenya

ACIP Motto: Choose Life (Deuteronomy 30: 15)

To empower young people with life skills they need to make the transition from childhood to adulthood without falling victims to challenges such as HIV infection, drug abuse and lack of self-esteem.

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