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16 Mar 2016 - 1:29pm

A blog from Rachel Muthoga. Rachel is the MTG Executive Director and an advocate of the High Court of Kenya

At the conclusion of his emotive visit to our country last year, US President Barack Obama called on Kenyans to reverse discrimination against girls and women, and reject the specious argument that this behaviour is acceptable just because it is deeply embedded in our culture.

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

What's New

Mbeyu Akida Won Top Scorer Award for the 2016 COTIF Women Tournament in Spain

By cvandam - Posted on 13 August 2016


Esse Mbeyu Akida joined Moving The Goalposts in 2002 when she was only eight years. She was among the six players who joined the organization during its inception. She has been an active player who represented the organization in various tournament within and outside Kilifi and Kwale Counties including the Kenya Premier League that MTG participated in during the year 2014.


By cvandam - Posted on 13 July 2016


Objective of the Job

The Project Director of Upendo will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for the organisation that is consistent with its mission and objectives. The role is exciting and diverse, entailing a breadth of skills that include management of its multiple programs, development and expansion, fundraising, personnel, operations and financial management, and external relationship management, primarily with funders, the media, the government and organizational partners.


Accountant Job Opportunity at MTG

By cvandam - Posted on 24 June 2016

Relevant Qualifications

  • CPA III or a Bachelors of Commerce degree from a recognized university
  • Minimum of 5 years in a medium sized accounting office
  • Good Computer skills
  • Good command of  English and Kiswahili languages will be a necessity
  • Able to work within short deadlines
  • Must be conversant with USAID reporting guidelines.
  • Good team player as well as ability to work independently

Main Responsibilities:

MTG Recipient of 2016 Kilifi Gold Triathlon

By cvandam - Posted on 31 May 2016


Kilifi Gold Triathlon - 24th September 2016

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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.