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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

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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

Come Run, Bike, Swim or just to cheer us on!

 

 

MTG Featured in SHE Magazine

By cvandam - Posted on 26 April 2016

The SHE magazine has been published by Mercedes Benz in partnership with Laureus Sports for Good Foundation to profile women leaders.

 

 

MTG Wins the Laureus Sport for Good Award

By cvandam - Posted on 25 April 2016

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Moving the Goalposts won the Laureus Sports for Good Award. The award was announced by athletics champion David Rudisha and handed over by Football legend Luis Figo in Berlin Germany.

The first Patron of Laureus was Nelson Mandela.  At the inaugural Laureus World Sports Awards in 2000, President Mandela said: "Sport has the power to change the world. It has the power to unite people in a way that little else does. Sport can awaken hope where there was previously only despair." This has become the philosophy of Laureus and the driving force behind its work.

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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.