January 22nd, 2018

On January 17th WE AfriHug implemented the training seminar at Kenyatta University students & Academic staff at Nairobi in Kenya.

The training event was launched with welcome traditional African dances from the students of the Department of Music and Dance.

The presentations of the opportunities to study abroad through the programme Erasmus+ and the Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees started at 9.00 a.m.

Almost 450 people attended the training seminar.. WE AfriHug team and the members of the Erasmus Mundus Association made interactive presentations engaging the audience and explaining in detail the opportunities offered.

In the afternoon, another meeting was held in which WE AfriHug team, Erasmus Mundus Association members, Board of the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management and the Head of Press and Information of the EU Delegation in Kenya discussed about Erasmus+ and future cooperations with European Universities.

Special thanks to Titus Suter, former Country Representative for Kenya for the Erasmus Mundus Association and Moses Ochieng, who contributed to the event by sharing testimonials of their previous experiences with EMJMD and motivated hundreds of students to apply.

Warmly thanks to Lina W. Mkoji, Erasmus Mundus Association Coordinator of Eastern Africa and ambassador of WE AfriHug in Kenya who organized an excellent event.


From January the 19th to 21st WE AfriHug Team and our Kenyan partner “Resource Hub for Development (R.HD) – Kenya” worked with the students of the Nyamasaria Secondary School on the development of significant soft skills, which are needed for our century.

The aim of the Training Seminar was to empower Youth with skills needed for 21st century. Communication, Collaboration, Critical thinking, Innovation, Problem Solving, Social and Cross-cultural skills were the ones to be transmitted to the students through all the non-formal education activities.

50 students actively participated in these 3 days, learnt how to work in teams and collaborate, how to solve problems and overcame obstacles. Students challenged themselves and came up with new ideas discovering their internal power.


Now the team moves to Uganda where it will carry out a meeting at Kyambogo University and 3-days camp for students from the village of Monde.


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Enjoy our dissemination video for Kenya!   


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22 Gennaio 2018

Il 17 gennaio WE AfriHug ha portato avanti il seminario di formazione presso la Kenyatta University di Nairobi, in Kenya, con gli studenti e lo staff accademico.

L’evento è stato aperto con una tradizionale danza di benvenuto degli studenti del Dipartimento di Musica e Danza.

Circa 450 persone hanno partecipato al seminario di formazione.

I ragazzi di WE AfriHug e i membri dell’Associazione Erasmus Mundus hanno realizzato presentazioni interattive coinvolgendo il pubblico e spiegando in dettaglio le opportunità offerte.

Nel pomeriggio si è svolto un altro incontro in cui il gruppo WE AfriHug, i membri dell’Erasmus Mundus Association, il Board of the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management e il capo della stampa e informazione della delegazione dell’UE in Kenya hanno discusso di Erasmus+ e delle future collaborazioni con le università europee.

Un ringraziamento speciale a Titus Suter, ex Country Representative per il Kenya per l’associazione Erasmus Mundus e Moses Ochieng, che hanno contribuito all’evento condividendo testimonianze delle loro precedenti esperienze con EMJMD e motivato centinaia di studenti a presentare domanda.

Un caloroso ringraziamento a Lina W. Mkoji, coordinatrice dell’Associazione Erasmus Mundus dell’Africa orientale e ambasciatrice di WE AfriHug in Kenya, che ha organizzato un evento eccellente.


Dal 19 al 21 gennaio WE AfriHug Team e il nostro partner “Resource Hub for Development (R.HD) – Kenya” hanno collaborato con gli studenti della Nyamasaria Secondary School allo sviluppo di competenze trasversali significative, necessarie per il nostro secolo.

Lo scopo del seminario di formazione era quello di potenziare i giovani con le competenze necessarie per il 21 ° secolo. Comunicazione, collaborazione, pensiero critico, innovazione, problem solving, abilità sociali e interculturali sono state quelle trasmesse agli studenti attraverso tutte le attività di educazione non formale.

50 studenti hanno partecipato attivamente a questi 3 giorni, imparato come lavorare in team e collaborare, come risolvere problemi e superare gli ostacoli. Gli studenti si sono sfidati e hanno escogitato nuove idee scoprendo il loro potere interiore.


Ora il Team si muove verso l’Uganda dove porterà avanti un incontro alla Kyambogo University e 3 giorni di campo residenziale per gli studenti del villaggio di Monde.

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Ecco il video di disseminazione della nostra esperienza in Kenya!



Η ομάδα του WE AfriHug συνεχίζει δυναμικά τις δράσεις της στην ανατολική Αφρική. Στις 17 Ιανουαρίου υλοποίησε εκπαιδευτικό σεμινάριο στο Πανεπιστήμιο Kenyatta στο Ναϊρόμπι. Διοικητικό και ακαδημαϊκό προσωπικό καθώς και φοιτητές είχαν την ευκαιρία να ενημερωθούν για ευκαιρίες κινητικότητας με το πρόγραμμα Erasmus+. Σχεδόν 400 άτομα παρακολούθησαν το εκπαιδευτικό σεμινάριο, το οποίο οργανώθηκε άψογα σε συνεργασία με τον φοιτητικό οργανισμό Erasmus Mundus Association και την συντονίστρια της ανατολικής Αφρικής Lina W. Mkoji.

Το απόγευμα, μια άλλη συνάντηση έλαβε χώρα, στην οποία συμμετείχαν το διοικητικό προσωπικό του τμήματος διοίκησης τουριστικών, μέλη του Erasmus Mundus Association, η ομάδα του WE AfriHug και ο Διευθυντής Τύπου και Πληροφοριών της Αντιπροσωπείας της ΕΕ στην Κένυα, όπου και το θέμα συζήτησης ήταν ο συνεργασίες μεταξύ Ευρωπαϊκών και Αφρικανικών.

Από τις 19 εως τις 21 Ιανουαρίου, η ομάδα του WE AfriHug συνέχισε τις δράσεις της στο Κισούμου της Κένυας σε συνεργασία με τη ΜΚΟ «Resource Hub for Development», όπου πραγματοποίησε το πρώτο τριήμερο εκπαιδευτικό σεμινάριο βασισμένο αποκλειστικά στη μη-τυπική μάθηση, για την ανάπτυξη δεξιοτήτων, οι οποίες είναι απαραίτητες για τον 21ο αιώνα. Στόχος του εκπαιδευτικού σεμιναρίου ήταν να ενδυναμώσει μαθητές λυκείου δεξιότητες, όπως επικοινωνία, συνεργασία, κριτική σκέψη, καινοτομία, επίλυση προβλημάτων και διαπολιτισμικές δεξιότητες. 50 μαθητές συμμετείχαν ενεργά και τις 3 ημέρες αποκτώντας την εμπειρία του “learning by doing”.