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16 Jul 2015 - 1:36pm

Mejumaa Mwakaramu is a class seven pupil from Matuga primary school. She was awarded as the best essay writer in the essay writing competition 'Girls and Football' that was held during the MTG Primary School Tournament. The focus of the tournament was on increasing public awareness on the inequalities that exist in football, particularly, opportunity and resourcing for women football.

Mejumaa Mwakaramu:

4 Jul 2015 - 7:59pm

Mejumaa Mwakaramu, from Matuga Primary School, the prize winner of the MTG essay competition about 'Girls  & Football' writes in her essay: 'When girls participate in football, like boys, they become famous and get the chance to travel to many places to represent their country. A female footballer will also be treated equal as a boy because she can play even better than male players.

27 Feb 2015 - 2:24pm

A blog from Marion Kahindi. Marion is assistant health coordinator for the MTG peer education programme in the MTG league fields.

5 Feb 2015 - 9:47am

Dorcas Amakobe is Programme Manager in Moving the Goalposts.

2 Oct 2014 - 3:20pm

Blog by Cocky van Dam

Cocky van Dam is Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator in Moving the Goalposts

20 Jun 2014 - 3:44pm

Blog by Dorcas Amakobe, Community Liaison Coordinator Moving the Goalposts

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MTG United and Mombasa Olympic win the MTG 2015 club tournament

By cvandam - Posted on 11 December 2015

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KILIFI, KENYA (December 11, 2015) - MTG United and Mombasa Olympic are the new MTG champions 2015 for club teams in respectively the open age and the under 16 year age category. The tournament was held from 9 - 11th December 2015 at Sokoke Secondary School and Kakunjuni community field.

Mombasa Olympic beat Amani Kibera in the under 16 year category with goals from Louise Kwekwe and Theresia Gakii. One day earlier during the semifinals, Mombasa Olympic kicked 2013 and 2014 winner Beijing Raiders out of the tournament.

And the MTG tournament is on

By cvandam - Posted on 09 December 2015

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And the MTG tournament is on!

Sixteen of the eighteen registered teams ultimately started in the annual MTG tournament. The teams that played at Kakanjuni community field were cheered by the local community members while the teams that played at Sokoke Secondary School were encouraged by MTG visitors and MTG girls who are participating the MTG residential training.

Moving the Goalposts hosts 18 teams in annual MTG club tournament

By cvandam - Posted on 09 December 2015


KILIFI, KENYA (December 8, 2015) - The annual MTG tournament for girls' football teams will be held from 9th December - 11th December 2015 at Sokoke Secondary School and Kakanjuni field. Eighteen teams participate in the fifth edition of the event, doubling the 2014 numbers in both age categories.

Six teams participate in the age category under 16 year. The teams are Likoni Starlets (Mombasa), Mombasa Olympic (Mombasa), CREATA (Migori), Amani Olympic (Nairobi), TYSA (Kitale) and the 2013 and 2014 MTG champion Beijing Raiders (Nairobi).

Support MTG during Giving Tuesday

By cvandam - Posted on 30 November 2015

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December 1st is Giving Tuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. It celebrates generosity and the joy of giving. At this day we invite you to give to MTG and in particular towards MTG's education programme.

As Moving the Goalposts, we believe that in the power of education to unlock the potential for a girl's future. We see the challenges our girls face including being held back from school due to poverty or in to be put into child labour, giving up on school after early pregnancy when they lack a support structure, and a general lack of self belief.


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Girls and women in Kilifi District, Kenya are some of the world’s poorest and most disadvantaged people. Low retention in school, early and unintended pregnancies and vulnerability to HIV/AIDS trap them in a cycle of poverty. Moving the Goalposts Kilifi (MTG) uses football to empower girls and young women, helping them to fulfill their potential both on and off the football field.