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UNESCO Youth Capacity Building in Dar

Posted by on March 31, 2015 at 5:35 PM

UNESCO Youth Forums are an integral part of the UNESCO's General Conference. The 9th UNESCO Youth Forum, will take place in the autumn of 2015, immediately before the 38th session of the General Conference, at UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, bringing together young women and men from across the world to discuss youth issues and find solutions.

In Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, the capacity building training was organized as a pr...

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Silver Jubilee of Mji wa Furaha

Posted by on March 16, 2015 at 8:00 PM

The National Catholic Youth Centre, Mji wa Furaha (Kiswahili for Village of Peace), celebrated 25 years of its establishment on the 8th of March, at a colorful Mass presided by His Eminence John Cardinal Njue, the Archbishop of Nairobi. The Apostolic Nuncio to Kenya and South Sudan, Archbishop Charles Balvo, the Chairman of the Commission for Pastoral and Lay Apostolate and Bishop of Murang'a, Rt.Rev. James Maria Wainaina and Fr. Charles Odira, concelebrated the...

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Protect Creation;Make it Grow!

Posted by on February 12, 2015 at 9:00 PM

Pope Francis has this week, during Mass at the Casa Santa Marta, reminded Christians of their duty to care for creation. We must be "careful not to become masters of Creation, but to make it go forward, faithful to its laws", he said in his homily. He went on to add that, "When we hear that people have meetings about how to preserve creation, we can say: 'No, they are the greens!' No, they are not the greens! This is the Christian! This is 'our response to the' ...

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Youth Conference on Community Based Adaptation (CBA)

Posted by on February 6, 2015 at 1:05 AM

Are you an energetic, tech savvy, enthusiastic, driven young person bubbling with ideas and engaged in community based adaptation to climate change? If yes, then here is an opportunity for you to participate at the 2015 Youth Conference on Community Based Adaptation (CBA) to Climate Change. Come join other young people to share experiences, strategize, learn and interact with experts and practitioners in this area.


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Nurturing Eco-Warriors in Burundi

Posted by on February 2, 2015 at 2:25 PM

The Lycee Saint-Esprit (Holy Spirit High School) is the only Jesuit-run secondary school in Burundi. While it is not as large, in comparison to other Jesuit schools in the Great Lakes Region, it is the 'School of Excellence', where intelligence and passion for nature have became part of the tradition.

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New Catholic Climate Movement Launched!

Posted by on January 16, 2015 at 4:30 AM

The Global Catholic Climate Movement (GCCM) has been officially launched this week (January 14th).

The movement is an international coalition of Catholics from many nations, continents, and walks of life; laity, religious, and clergy, theologians, scientists, and activists from Argentina, the Philippines, the United Kingdom, Kenya, Australia, the ...

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CYNESA hosts Open Day in Nairobi

Posted by on December 17, 2014 at 3:30 PM

On 29th November, 2014, CYNESA brought together 34 participants from across Nairobi and its environs for an open day at the St. Paul’s University of Nairobi Chapel’s hall. The participants represented 21 Catholic parishes from as far as Thika deanery and as close as St. Paul’s UoN. Of great significance was that the participants were not exclusively Catholics, but included believers from different churches. This was attributable to the fact tha...

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CYNESA 'Assisi' Youth Forum in Mombasa

Posted by on November 2, 2014 at 1:30 PM

"If you want to cultivate peace, protect creation." -- Pope Benedict XVI, Message for World Day fo Peace, 2010

On Saturday, October 11th, young people drawn from the Western Deanery of the Catholic Archdiocese of Mombasa came together in a forum, on Catholic teaching on care of creation and environmental sustainability. The ‘St. Francis of Assisi Youth Forum on Care of Creation’, was organized a...

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CYNESA Meets the Apostolic Nuncio to Kenya and South Sudan

Posted by on October 14, 2014 at 1:35 PM

By Mr. David Munene.

The young-looking dark gentleman welcomed the CYNESA team of five (Kenya Charter) comprising of Allen Ottaro (The Founding Executive Director), Balla Galma (Country Director), Hubert Ndayisaba aka Rukuz (Media Director), Anne Kirori (Core Team Member) and David Munene (Programs Manager) to the Apostolic Nunciature, at a few minutes to 10:00 am. The Team was ...

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CYNESA Burundi takes root after Summit!

Posted by on September 2, 2014 at 9:10 AM

The CYNESA Burundi team is delighted to share with you news of its first meeting, which took place on a bright Sunday morning, July 13th 2014, on the premises of the Jesuit-run Holy Spirit High School, in the capital Bujumbura.

The CYNESA Burundi Team

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