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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
.
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)